Author Topic: "Scan Folders for New Files" - Question  (Read 413 times)

sjf99

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So, I have a pretty extensive iTunes library and I am really starting to get into MusicBee more and more (sometimes its overwhelming in features) but like the true "bitperfect" playback.

Question, I use "Scan Folders for New Files" a lot after I make updates to my main iTunes library.  Question, even if I have no new files I always get at least "2 files updated", is there anyway to find out "what gets updated/added" in a new file scan.

Last Edit: April 08, 2023, 12:29:07 AM by sjf99

Steven

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switch to the Tracks view, add Date Modified field to the main panel and then sort by Date Modified

lostinsound

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I've seen this as well, and when I go to the Tracks view and sort by Date Modified it doesn't show any files as being updated. Like right now when I run a scan it says 36 updated every time, but when I look in the tracks view the most recent file that was updated was from 2 days ago. I have made a decent amount of changes to the library recently.

The only way I've been able to get rid of it is by create a temporary library and doing a fresh scan of my music folder, and then replacing the mbl file in my library with the clean one I just created in the temporary library.


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sjf99

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I am using 3.5.8447.  I will try to view Tracks and then sort by "Date Modified" to gain some more insight to what is going on.

Thanks all.

Scott
Last Edit: April 08, 2023, 01:37:30 PM by sjf99

lostinsound

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I am also using the 3.5.8447 from the downloads page.

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if it is still happening right now with actual examples then i can create a debug version to see what is going on
Last Edit: April 10, 2023, 01:13:15 AM by Steven

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if it is still happening right now with actual examples then i can create a debug version to see what is going on
It is currently happening for me. Is there something you would need from me for that? I'm not familiar with the process.

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using this link
https://mega.nz/file/k4lCnTrJ#yFqvhXEUdLiOqLhfyFLoHYBL47-GfsKa3aP1kUSJ4uQ
unzip and replace MusicBee.exe (keep a copy of the existing one)

Using the usual process for file scans, do that a couple of times and then send me the information at the end of the error log (help/ support/ view error log)

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thanks for sending the log information.
It looks like when you have a playlist that refers to deleted files or to files smaller than the small file size cutoff setting, the update count will always include those files.
This fixes that issue:
https://getmusicbee.com/patches/MusicBee35_Patched.zip
unzip and replace the existing musicbee application files

lostinsound

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thanks for sending the log information.
It looks like when you have a playlist that refers to deleted files or to files smaller than the small file size cutoff setting, the update count will always include those files.
This fixes that issue:
https://getmusicbee.com/patches/MusicBee35_Patched.zip
unzip and replace the existing musicbee application files
Oh wow, it didn't even occur to me to check my playlists after all the library changes.  :-X  Whoops. Thank you!