Multiple Genre problem

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steamhead
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Multiple Genre problem

Post by steamhead » Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:47 pm

TwonkyServer has a wonderful feature whereby you can code more than one genre against an object, and it will apear in multple places in the navigation tree. Which is absolutely fantastic, invaluable, and if only we could do that with more tags (e.g. Artist) the anyone with a large collection would be able to access their media in very flexible ways.

For those that didn't know about this feature, if you code a genre of say "Rock,Live" then the track will appear under both the Rock genre and the Live genre. So you can listen to all your Rock music regardless of whether it is live or studio, or listen to Live performances regardless of musical styles. I love this feature, don't ever let it go away.

However recently I've noticed that some files stay in a genre, long after I have changed the tag. So in the above example if I changed the genre to simply "Rock" then it stays in "Live" as well. Even if I blank out the genre entirely, it will remove it from Rock, but leave it in Live. It only seems to acknowledge the first genre when removing files from genres.

The only way I have found to clear up the erroneous listing is to rebuild the database.

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phibertron
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Re: Multiple Genre problem

Post by phibertron » Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:57 pm

I too have seen this, and also have to do a rescan to fix it
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10627
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9353
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9408
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9416
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9424
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9364
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9497

steamhead
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Re: Multiple Genre problem

Post by steamhead » Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:06 pm

Oh good, it's not just something I've done. Sounds like a bug then. Is there some official place to report them or do they get picked up from here?

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phibertron
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AV Hardware: Hardware
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WHS - HP Ex495
PS3
XBOX 360
iTouch - Gen 2 and Gen 3
PSP - 3000

Encoders
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Handbrake
x264
ffmpeg
mencoder

Tagging
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mp3tag

Re: Multiple Genre problem

Post by phibertron » Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:06 pm

not sure about an offical way to submit bug's

but it in someways things are picked up here in the forums

whether they are getting the attention of being acknowledged is the question

as it appears some are, but some go into a black hole
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10627
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9353
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9408
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9416
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9424
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9364
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9497

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