Feature #660

Allow making a playlist read-only

Added by Quentin SADERNE over 3 years ago. Updated 2 days ago.

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August 24, 2016
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Nice-to-have feature:
Add a way to lock a playlist in order to prevent it from being edited or deleted

When people not used to Audacious use your Audacious setup, it usually ends with missing songs, or unwanted extra songs in the playlist, and sometimes even missing playlist itself.
It would be nice to be able to lock playlists to avoid that, for example by adding an item in the context menu on the playlist. Thus one could have locked playlists, and still keep an unlocked playlist to let people add songs and listen to them, without destroying your own playlists.


#1 Updated by John Lindgren over 3 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature

Almost but not quite a duplicate of #190.

#2 Updated by Quentin SADERNE over 3 years ago

As you say, "almost but not quite"

Protecting from closing is OK, but protecting from editing is needed as well.

Anyway, I can't find this optional dialog you were talking about...
How can I activate it?

#3 Updated by John Lindgren over 3 years ago

If you don't see a confirmation dialog on deleting a playlist, you probably clicked "don't show this again" at some point in the past. Look for a line reading no_confirm_playlist_delete=TRUE in ~/.config/audacious/config and delete that line.

#4 Updated by John Lindgren 6 days ago

  • Category set to core

#5 Updated by John Lindgren 2 days ago

  • Subject changed from Lock playlists to Allow making a playlist read-only

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