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Thread: openSuSE 12.2: taglib and non-ascii id3 entries

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    Default openSuSE 12.2: taglib and non-ascii id3 entries

    FYI:

    Last week, I've installed openSuSE 12.2 on two laptops, one 64 bit and a 32 bit netbook. There were no problems in the installation, and I've immediately upgraded to kde 4.9.1 from the repos.

    In amarok (and also pinkytagger, a tool for editing id3 entries of mp3 files and also some other tagging applications, I don't remember in detail anymore) id3 entries with non-ascii characters (in my case German umlauts) have been distorted. After some googling and playing around I figured out that taglib is the culprit. Also upgrading to taglib 1.8 from the KDE:UNSTABLE:PLAYGROUND repository has not helped.

    What helped was to download the taglib 1.8 sources from the official homepage

    https://github.com/downloads/taglib/...lib-1.8.tar.gz

    and compiling them myself helped. It worked under both the 64 bit and the 32 bit system.

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    Default Re: openSuSE 12.2: taglib and non-ascii id3 entries

    Quote Originally Posted by vanhees71 View Post
    FYI:
    Better do that in -> https://bugzilla.novell.com/enter_bu...e+This+Product or you are going to have the exact same problem in the next openSUSE version.

    It's probably related to the rusxmms patch in the openSUSE package.

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