Rogue library programmer confounds madman author

libid3tag. If only anybody had told me this: I was just investigating why some ID3 tags just aren't written for some MP3s. I stumbled upon this piece of code, hidden deeply in the guts of libid3tag:

  /* hard general case: rewrite entire file */

  /* ... */
done:
  return 0;

To those not fluent in …

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A mixed bag of items

More Slackware. SlackCare has also made Slackware packages, which they claim are more correct than Adam's. Find the link to their packages on the download page.

Email trouble. Some people have complained that they were unable to get anything posted to the mailing list or sent personally to me. I'll …

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New version of madman unleashed upon unsuspecting planet

It has finally happened! The madman source has finally reached a state that I deem worthy of being called 0.93. Go grab it while it's hot!

The most massive changes since the last stable release (which was gasp 0.91.1) include the addition of a very capable AutoDJ …

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Somebody else's problem affects madman

Is madman randomly crashing on you? The good news: It's not madman's fault. :) The bad news: XMMS 1.2.9 has a bug that causes programs controlling it to abort every once in a while. So, before complaining, please upgrade to XMMS 1.2.10, which is available from the …

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A candidate asking for your support

Madman 0.93 release candidate 1 has finally happened, while my thesis is keeping me busy... It's a pretty massive update, with lots of potential breakage. Please give it a round of testing. Depending on the amount of actual problems, 0.93 will be out very soon.

You can grab …

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SHOCK! Mailing list appears out of thin air

madman now has an actual mailing list, with people on it and everything. Wow. Little did I know. ;) Also, madman has an IRC channel to hang out on, that is #madman on irc.freenode.net. I can be found lingering there every once in a while, everybody else is invited …

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