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Re: "2045" by Man With a Mission breaks EMMS

From: snickerbockers
Subject: Re: "2045" by Man With a Mission breaks EMMS
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 21:34:58 +0000

I just tested it out.  The new commit you made solves the problem, and
i'm able to successfully import 2045 into my emms library.


"Yoni Rabkin" <yoni@rabkins.net> writes:

> snickerbockers <snickerbockers@washemu.org> writes:
>> "Yoni Rabkin" <yoni@rabkins.net> writes:
>>> Which info backend are you running (the value of `emms-info-functions'
>>> variable)? My first guess is that `emms-info-native', which is written
>>> in elisp, is barfing on some encoding.
>> I'm actually using the exiftool backend.  When I switch to native it
>> works without any problems.
>> I did some digging and saw that running exiftool -json on the
>> problematic file returns the title without quotes:
>> "Title": 2045,
>> but when I run it on any file that does not have a numeric name, it puts
>> quotes around the title.  that might be where the problem is coming
>> from.
> Perhaps, but when I changed the title of a track here to a purely
> numeric value and read it with the exiftool backend, I didn't get any
> error.
> However, just to be on the safe side, I've modified
> emms-info-exiftool.el to ensure that a title will always be read as a
> string. I pushed that to the main git repo (commit 9120240). Can you
> please try it out and see if it happens to fix the problem?

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