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Bug #1147

Overwhelming error dialogs

Added by Wahb Stellar 13 days ago. Updated 12 days ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Trivial
Assignee:
-
Category:
plugins/qtui
Start date:
January 06, 2022
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Affects version:

Description

I use an external hard drive to store most of my music. This hard disk isn't set to automount, so if I open Audacious and haven't mounted the drive I get 10 errors instantly that stop me from doing anything until I have mashed space 10 times (and if you hit 11 you open 10 more errors as it tries to load 10 more songs it can't find).

A few solutions I could think of are to compile all subsequent errors into a single dialog like what Foobar2000 does. If that isn't possible even an option to disable errors altogether would work well for me, I could not find anything like this in settings. Or perhaps being able to configure the amount of songs it will skip before stopping, like 3 instead of 10, which would just make the issue more manageable

Screenshot_2022-01-06_16-55-35.png (103 KB) Screenshot_2022-01-06_16-55-35.png THE STRAW Wahb Stellar, January 06, 2022 23:11
errors.png (114 KB) errors.png John Lindgren, January 08, 2022 03:06

History

#1 Updated by John Lindgren 12 days ago

We have some logic to handle this in the legacy GTK interface. It just needs to be ported to Qt.

#2 Updated by John Lindgren 12 days ago

Fixed by https://github.com/audacious-media-player/audacious-plugins/commit/94453feaeb610043ae9f6a36bc47c7e49b0d4563.

Screenshot of what it looks like now attached (I can't get the image to embed for some reason).

#3 Updated by John Lindgren 12 days ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 100
  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Category set to plugins/qtui
  • Tracker changed from Feature to Bug

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