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[Bug] Media lost all meta data with update to 2.1.1.26

asked 2017-09-15 23:13:31 +0300

schaueho gravatar image

updated 2017-09-15 23:14:18 +0300

After the update to 2.1.1.26, my media player (daedalus) on my Jolla 1 doesn't show any meta data like title, album etc. anymore. This is not an application bug, as I also cannot select any mp3 file as a ringtone anymore.

I did try tracker reset -r to no avail (db gets reset, indexing gets started, but this doesn't solve the problem). However, I notice that sometimes I see a warning appear that some code inside tracker would be unreachable.

This looks like the same problem discussed in this bug, but the workaround there (use gdb, start tracker-extract and continue on running into a breakpoint) isn't working for me and anyway, stepping over a problem with gdb certainly isn't an answer at all.

If there is anything else that you want me to provide (e.g. gdb output), please advise in the comments.

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same here :( tracker reset -r also didn't help

tad ( 2017-09-16 01:53:15 +0300 )edit

After removing a lot of mp3 files which could potentially cause problems (because they didn't have meta data in the first place or might contain non-ascii characters like german umlauts), resetting the tracker and restarting the device brings back the meta data for the rest. I guess from the linked other bug report and this approach it's pretty clear the culprit is a bug in the meta data extraction barfing on "broken" or unexpected data.

schaueho ( 2017-09-17 18:29:00 +0300 )edit

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answered 2017-11-23 15:26:38 +0300

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Apparently this issue was fixed in 2.1.3. At least my rather broken current list of songs is now completely fixed after the upgrade.

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