[vlc-devel] [VLC DBUS BUG] Multiple tracks addition by DBUS fails on a list

Rafaël Carré rafael.carre at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 15:40:50 CEST 2010

On Sun, 13 Jun 2010 02:51:57 +0200
Rohit Yadav <rohityadav89 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello funman,


> I'm trying to fix this bug, and I found that you're the author of the
> the dbus module in vlc, I hope you may help me. In case I'm asking to
> the wrong person, please ignore this mail or perhaps redirect me to
> someone who can help.

Well I think you should better ask on the ML (putting it in CC)

IMO the bug is in MPRIS specification or the file manager.

Did you subscribe to mpris at videolan.org ?

> This is the bug as reported by one of my friends: (only one vlc
> instance can run at a time...)
> ""In Ubuntu, when i open multiple files (audio or video) with vlc,
> all the songs are added into playlist. But instead of 1st song in the
> playlist, last song in the playlist starts playing..
>   so every time i have to open the playlist and choose the first song
> to be played...""
> I've investigated that, when a user selects and opens multiple files
> in a file manager viz. nautilus, instead of a list of files,
> individual files are added and the DBUS_METHOD( AddTrack ) is called
> for each of the files, which adds these files one by one and plays if
> b_play is true. (This happens when a vlc instance is running.)
> On the other hand, if no vlc instance is running and user does select
> and open multiple files, then it plays well; the song in the top of
> the playlist is played.
> Best Regards,
> Rohit Yadav

Rafaël Carré
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