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Bug #420

APE tag ignored when followed by ID3v1 tag

Added by Jan Lejsek almost 4 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Minor
Assignee:
-
Category:
libaudtag
Target version:
Start date:
March 21, 2014
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Affects version:

Description

Hello, I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 with Audacious 3.4 from default repositories. I'm tagging my (MP3) music by IDv1 tags. When the fields have not enough space I'm using APEv2 tags for preserving the additional information because I don't like IDv2 tags at all. Unfortunately my Audacious is not detecting / reading any APEv2 tags.

According to this thread: http://redmine.audacious-media-player.org/boards/1/topics/715
I understand there is some kind of support. Is it correct?

In Windows XP I was using older WinAMP 2.XX with plugins or Foobar2000 and it worked like a charm. I want this funcionality in my Audacious! :-)

History

#1 Updated by John Lindgren almost 4 years ago

There is APE tag support (reading and writing) in Audacious. Please run audacious -V and add a single MP3 file to the playlist so that we can see the debug output and figure out why the tag is not being read.

#2 Updated by Jan Lejsek almost 4 years ago

I was listening: Obscure Sphinx - 2013 - Void Mother/03 - Waiting for the Bodies Down the River Floating.mp3
This song has a longer name than ID3v1 supports so I added APEv2 tag.

This is the log: http://www.clipboard.cz/986e3

#3 Updated by John Lindgren almost 4 years ago

It looks like the file has an APE tag followed by an ID3v1 tag (so Audacious is seeing only the ID3v1 tag). Would you attach the file to this bug report or email it to me so I can try out a fix?

#4 Updated by John Lindgren almost 4 years ago

This is the relevant block from the log, in case you're interested:

VFS: <0xd14d80> seek to -32 from end
ape/ape.c:156 [ape_find_header]: No header found.
VFS: <0xd14d80> seek to 0 from beginning
VFS: <0xd14d80> seek to -128 from end
tag_module.c:51 [find_tag_module]: Module ID3v1 accepted file.

#5 Updated by Jan Lejsek almost 4 years ago

I've sent you the link to the MP3 file through leteckaposta.cz service to your email.

#6 Updated by John Lindgren almost 4 years ago

I see the email (it went to my spam folder) but the download page is not working. Try sending the MP3 file as an email attachment instead?

Edit: Never mind, replaced "leteckaposta.cz" with "sharegadget.com" in the URL and then it worked.

#7 Updated by John Lindgren almost 4 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Feature to Bug
  • Subject changed from Audacious reading APEv2 tags? to APE tag ignored when followed by ID3v1 tag
  • Category set to libaudtag
  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Target version set to 3.5
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Fixed.

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