[mafw-lastfm-devel] New projects: libscrobble and mafw-scrobbler

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 18:03:08 EET 2010

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 1:41 PM, Claudio Saavedra <csaavedra at igalia.com> wrote:
> I grabbed master now and noticed some things..
> El dom, 03-01-2010 a las 02:53 +0200, Felipe Contreras escribió:
>>  * the credentials file was in the wrong place (and the problem was
>> silently ignored)
> As I said, this was done without a check for older versions'
> configuration files, in the spirit of "this is unstable, and we ain't
> gonna give it ready yet". However, I didn't do a release as promptly as
> it was supposed, and now we have plenty of users, so just ignoring the
> wrong location would be a bad move, and would piss off many users.
> Therefore, I'll add some voodoo to the package postinst script to move
> the credentials file to the proper place when master is next released.
> Hopefully in the next days.

That would be nice.

>> * If the album field was missing, the track was dropped ("b=(NULL)")
> I tested this with master, and it works as I said, track was not
> dropped. I tested two ways:
> - One track without album metadata.
> - A track with album metadata, but setting MafwLastfmTrack.artist to
>  NULL before passing it to the scrobbler (struct mangling courtesy of
> gdb).

I got an OK from the server, but the track was silently dropped. I can
verify again, but it's obvious from the code that it would so
something like "b[0]=(null)" while it should do "b[0]=", or maybe it
was the track number... not sure.

Felipe Contreras

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