music player database

Jonathan Matthew jonathan at
Wed Jun 24 04:32:20 PDT 2009

On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 10:46:56PM +1000, Jonathan Matthew wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 07:08:10PM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > I updated the script to produce unbroken udev rules now. I tested it
> > with my Android G1 phone, it correctly gets an ID_MEDIA_PLAYER tag
> > now.
> There's a small problem with the rules for iriver T30 and S10 UMS
> devices (0x1019 and 0x1023): the generated rule applies only to 0x1023.
> I only noticed this because I have a T30 (0x1019).

This is actually a bug in hal-info (

I found that the tag wasn't reliably applied for my device, apparently because
immediately after the 'add' event, there was sometimes a 'change' event.  After
changing the rules to process both adds and changes, the tag always shows up. 

> I'll probably get started on some code for rhythmbox to make use of
> this in the next few days.

I'm more or less done with this, and rhythmbox will probably start using it in a
week or two.

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