reading iTunes library from foreign systems

Bug #826026 reported by Daniel Schürmann on 2011-08-13
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Daniel Schürmann
Daniel Schürmann

Bug Description

Inspired from Andreas patch on the mailing list, I have made a patch which is useful for every user with an iTunes library.

* iTunes support for removable medias from foreign systems
* option for disabling iTunes support in preferences
* iTunes support for Linux
* no segmentation fault when closing mixxx (solution from bug #824171)
* allow "add to playlist, crate and auto DJ"

It was tested with ubuntu natty and a windows iTunes library V.7 and V.9.

It works, as long the "iTunes Music Library.xml" is on the same windows drive as the tracks.
The patch uses the <key>Music Folder</key> for path mapping and assumes that the "iTunes Music Library.xml" is in the parent folder. If this is not the case due to a move on the foreign system, you can edit the entry in the xml file manually .

Daniel Schürmann (daschuer) wrote :
Changed in mixxx:
assignee: nobody → Daniel Schürmann (daschuer)
status: New → In Progress
RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2011-10-01
Changed in mixxx:
importance: Undecided → Low
milestone: none → 1.10.0
RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2011-12-25
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: 1.10.0 → 1.10.1
RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2012-01-07
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: 1.10.1 → 1.11.0
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: 1.11.0 → none
Daniel Schürmann (daschuer) wrote :

commited to lp:mixxx/1.11 #3307

Changed in mixxx:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2013-05-09
Changed in mixxx:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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