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Re: Automatic updating links?




On Wed, Jun 07, 2017 at 12:19:11PM +0100, Darac Marjal wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 07:15:25PM +0100, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> > Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > 
> > > On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 06:41:03PM +0100, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> > > What are you actually trying to do?
> > 
> > I'm making a musical mp3s library.  So I have, say, the following directory
> > tree:
> > 
> > + musical-library
> >  |
> >  + genres
> >  | |
> >  | + classical
> >  | |
> >  | + pop
> >  | |
> >  | + folk
> >  | |
> >  | + opera: una.furtiva.lacrima-schipa.mp3
> >  |
> >  |          casta.diva-callas.mp3
> >  |
> >  + artists
> >    |
> >    + tito-schipa
> >    |
> >    + maria-callas
> >    |
> >    + frank-sinatra
> > 
> > etc.  Now, suppose that I want to put una.furtiva.lacrima-schipa.mp3 *also* in
> > the tito-schipa directory, and casta.diva-callas.mp3 *also* in the maria-callas
> > directory...  That's what I'm trying to do...
> 
> I've wanted to do something like that in the past, myself. The solution
> I was considering (though I never actually got around to implementing
> it) was a FUSE-based filesystem. The idea would be that files would be
> stored in, say, a hidden, top-level directory and their ID3 tags
> scanned. The filesystem would then make the files available in, say
> "by-genre", "by-artist", "by-title", "by-album" and so on folders.
> Possibly with the ability to have multiple layers so you can get
> "by-artist/Queen/by-album/Greatest Hits II/*.mp3"
> 
> In other words, listing a directory would provide a live filtering of
> that available files, depending on the directory name. In an ideal
> world, changing the filename/path would alter the ID3 tags and vice
> versa.

pytagsfs is such a FUSE fs; it's packaged in testing now.

-dsr-