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kanoot
2006-03-10, 07:45
Im using 6.2.2 and have noticed for the last few days that my song list is growing and growing and growing.

For each album I now have three copies of each song. I've looked through the archives here and it seems like this is a very common problem. Many users are finding that some plugins might be to blame but the only plugins I have are alienbbc, xm radio, and publicradiofan (all internet radio plugins that shouldn't touch my personal music). The only thing that I seem to have in common with other people who have this problem is that I use slimserver in conjunction with itunes.

I have dumped and rescanned the library. I have dumped the cache and rescanned. I have let it rescan on its own for a couple days. I have tried every rescan I can think of. Still, three of every song.

This seems to be too common of a bug to let it continue for so many people but I still haven't seen a good fix for it nor do I understand what is happening. Does anyone have any clues as to what the problem is and how I might fix this?

Philip Bouscarle
2006-03-10, 07:56
I have had a similar issue occasionally and found it to be down to itunes
tagging some albums as compilations when they are plainly not (e.g. A Sense
of Wonder by Van the Man.) What then happens is that SS seems to find both
the real album and the "compilation" version.

I have however never seen triplicates, and it certainly doesn't happen for
each and every album.

Have you tried searching for duplicate songs in itunes? (i.e. in the
programme itself, not in the music folder.)

Philip

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Im using 6.2.2 and have noticed for the last few days that my song list
is growing and growing and growing.

For each album I now have three copies of each song. I've looked
through the archives here and it seems like this is a very common
problem. Many users are finding that some plugins might be to blame but
the only plugins I have are alienbbc, xm radio, and publicradiofan (all
internet radio plugins that shouldn't touch my personal music). The
only thing that I seem to have in common with other people who have
this problem is that I use slimserver in conjunction with itunes.

I have dumped and rescanned the library. I have dumped the cache and
rescanned. I have let it rescan on its own for a couple days. I have
tried every rescan I can think of. Still, three of every song.

This seems to be too common of a bug to let it continue for so many
people but I still haven't seen a good fix for it nor do I understand
what is happening. Does anyone have any clues as to what the problem is
and how I might fix this?


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Ken
2006-03-10, 08:00
From past experience, not 6.2.2 , this problem is often caused by playlists. I should tidy out or delete as many as you can and try a fresh re-scan.

Ken

kanoot
2006-03-10, 08:32
I have had a similar issue occasionally and found it to be down to itunes
tagging some albums as compilations when they are plainly not (e.g. A Sense
of Wonder by Van the Man.) What then happens is that SS seems to find both
the real album and the "compilation" version.

I have however never seen triplicates, and it certainly doesn't happen for
each and every album.

Have you tried searching for duplicate songs in itunes? (i.e. in the
programme itself, not in the music folder.)



There aren't any duplicates in itunes and the only albums marked as compilations in itunes are indeed compilations.

kanoot
2006-03-10, 08:33
From past experience, not 6.2.2 , this problem is often caused by playlists. I should tidy out or delete as many as you can and try a fresh re-scan.

Ken


So if what you say is true is this not a bug - and a fairly serious one? Deleting my playlists would defeat the purpose don't you think?