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#84 sorting bug involving subfolders with/without mp3s and addition subfolders

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nobody
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5
2015-02-27
2013-05-20
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There's a thorough discussion of this bug and identification of a workaround in this thread on the Subsonic forums.

Summary:

My file structure is, for the most part, as follows: Z:\Music\%genre%\%artist%\%date% - %album%\[Disc %discnumber%]\%tracknumber% - %title%

However, for some singles for which I already have an artist folder, I include them in the root artist folder as follows: Z:\Music\%genre%\%artist%\%title%

The problem is that folders that do not have single mp3s directly inside are sorted first, and then all other directories are sorted. I've attached a screenshot showing what this looks like. In this screenshot, the folders Metallica, Metric, Muse, Plain White T's, and Rufus Wainwright have single mp3s in them. All other folders don't.

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  • Oh, and to be clear: the proper way to handle sorting should be to sort directories/files at the current level, ignoring everything you might know about the children.

     

  • Anonymous
    2015-02-25

    I just upgraded to 5.2 and the bug is still there :-(

     

  • Anonymous
    2015-02-27

    Hits me too. Really annoying. How can it be difficult to sort alphabetically?

     


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