[mythtv-users] MythMusic smart playlists?

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Aug 29 20:26:46 UTC 2006

Paul Harrison wrote:
> Robin Gilks wrote:
>> Greetings
>> OK - I've read the code - how the hell do I use them...
>> Just tried this... (SVN 10956)
>> I hit Menu  - I can now select Smart Playlists
>> I hit OK    - enter smart playlists
>> I hit 2     - New
>> I hit up    - get to the catagory box
>> I hit OK    - get a catagory dialog
>> I hit up    - highlight the catagory name
>> Enter a string ('Stuff' in this case)
>> I hit down  - highlight the New Catagory box
>> I hit OK    - the dialog closes
>> I hit down  - highlight the Title
>> Enter a string ('Test' in this case)
>> I hit down  - get to the Match box
>> I hit down  - leave match at Any
>> I hit right - several time until I get to Genre
>> I hit down  - get to the condition
>> I hit down  - leave the condition at equals
>> I hit down  - skip over the text input
>> I hit OK    - now I've got a list of genre
>> I move down to blues
>> I hit OK    - selects blues
>> I hit down  - several times to get to Order
>> I hit down  - get to the Order box
>> I hit OK    - select from the list
>> I hit 1     - a couple of times to add (Artist and Album) to the order
>> I hit 7     - OK the order list
>> So now what - the save button isn't highlighted so I can't do stuff all
>> apart from select Cancel.
>> Have I missed something here or am I supposed to shout plugh and turn
>> round three times? Or is it broken at present? (yes, I have lots of songs
>> in the database in the blues genre!!)
>> Grrrr
> Looks like something got broke during the DB schema change. It works for 
> me on svn from about 3/4 weeks ago but doesn't work on current svn.
> This commit is probably the culprit :- 
> http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/10893
> It's not working with these fields Artist, Album, Compilation, 
> Compilation Artist, Genre and Date Imported.
> It would be a good idea to open a ticket and get this fixed before the 
> release of 0.20.
> Paul H.
Never mind try the latest SVN. I think everything is working again - at 
least all my smart playlist appear to the working again. The metadata 
editor appear to still be broken though.

Paul H.

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