[gpodder-devel] Using Audioscrobbler Log Files To Mark Shows As Played

  • From: thp at perli.net (Thomas Perl)
  • Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 16:24:32 +0100

Hello, Nick!

On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 11:11 -0500, nikosapi wrote:
> Thank you for looking over and improving my code :)  
> I added one small thing, if find_mount_point() returns '/' then to
> prevent find_scrobbler_log() from os.walk()'ing your whole root
> filesystem we simply set mp3_player_mount_point to the the directory
> that we're syncing to. Appart from that I think the patch is ready.

Thanks, I've applied your patch as-is to SVN trunk :)

> Ideally the .scrobbler.log file should be cleaned by scrobbler
> software that submits tracks to last.fm. I wrote a small python module
> that can scrobble tracks but I don't really think that it belongs in
> gPodder. (Unless you really think otherwise...)

Yes, I also think that the clean-up has to be taken care by the last.fm
client, that's what the spec also says. I just wondered if rockbox had
any kind of intelligence built-in that would make sure the file didn't
grow endlessly if the file is never deleted by a last.fm client (as is
the case when one enables this feature for the sole purpose of getting
played state synchronization to work with gPodder, without ever using


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