[vlc-devel] CUE File Playlist track data gets overwritten when track is played

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Aug 4 19:52:49 CEST 2016

On 04 Aug, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> Le tiistaina 2. elokuuta 2016, 21.43.51 EEST Nils Le Roux a écrit :
> > What would be an acceptable fix according to you? I can see at least two
> > solutions (not sure I'm really able to implement any of them, but I'll
> > definitely give it a try though):
> > 
> >    - Make the playlist aware of the CUE file and reload metadata from this
> >    CUE file.
> That is ugly, and it wouldn´t really work. The "wrong" meta data would be 
> loaded and visible at least temporarily.
> >    - Find some (hacky?) way to force VLC not to reload the metadata in this
> >    specific case? (But which case exactly?)
> Well, the real question is, how do you know which set of metadata is better? 
> Are playlist file meta-data always better than embedded meta-data? If not, 
> when? You probably need to "answer" that question before you can come up with 
> a solution.

In cue files, yes, always.
In other case, I'd say no.

With my kindest regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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