[mythtv-users] mythmusic and "various artists" albums

Curtis Stanford curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Mon Dec 13 16:15:17 UTC 2004

Awesome! That's exactly what I need!

On Dec 12, 2004, at 9:31 AM, Colin Guthrie wrote:

> Curtis Stanford wrote:
>> I've been using and enjoying mythmusic for a while now and stumbled 
>> upon a problem. I have lots of albums that have various artists on 
>> them (i.e. soundtracks, christmas albums, etc.).
> I've got a patch to MythMusic that makes it handle Various Artist 
> stuff properly. It basically gives you an option in the setup which 
> you can turn on and off. It knows the difference between and "album 
> artist" and a "track artist" and will display your tunes differently 
> depending on the option you choose.
> It's been a little delayed as I had to totally re-write the Metadata 
> code in myth to get write support for TPE4 in the ID3 Tag (even tho' I 
> use ogg!!).
> That patch has now been incorporated into the truck of MythMusic, and 
> I'm just tidying up my multiartist patch now.
> There isn't a public release of this yet, as I'm about to change 
> something to make the title display format more flexible.
> I'll have something posted on the Dev list in the next week or so.
> If you want to reply to me, please do so directly as I don't read the 
> user list very often.
> Cheers
> Col.
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