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Andy Busch wrote:
> jean-baptiste bertin wrote:
> > I'm transferring files from my flac collection to an ipod classic,
> > using the convert-2mp3.sh script. It works so far, but I can't figure
> > out how to get my ipod to play them gaplessly. Looking at the file
> > properties of the resulting mp3 track in gtkpod, the "gapless track"
> > flag is not checked. Do I need to set something in gtkpod, or in the
> > conversion scripts?
> There doesn't seem to be a workaround, as far as I can tell. It seems
> that gtkpod is making the entry in iTunesDB before the conversion, but
> the gapless data doesn't exist until the file is encoded by lame.
> "Update tracks from file" doesn't seem to read the gapless data off the
> mp3 on the iPod, either.
> It's a little disappointing, but I don't have the experience needed to
> try to fix it.
> (I'm an a video iPod [5.5g] and current SVN versions.)
I'm cross-posting this to the gtkpod-devel mailing list. Please try the
attached patch that should update the gapless data after conversion, and
report if it works.
From: Andy Busch <apblist@sp...> - 2008-05-18 20:47:10
Jorg Schuler wrote:
> I'm cross-posting this to the gtkpod-devel mailing list. Please try the
> attached patch that should update the gapless data after conversion, and
> report if it works.
This works like a dream with the (admittedly limited) testing I've done.
I've got a couple FLAC concerts I'm going to put on my iPod this
evening, so I'll be testing some more soon, but so far, so good.