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Question about minimserver warnings - lyapounov - 04-07-2018 19:07

Hello

When scanning with minimserver, I have huge amount of warnings, which I would like to understand.

They are in 4 categories, and I am just giving one example of each: the error message, and what MP3TAG says about the file

A)
Warning: conflicting ALBUMARTIST values ignored
first conflicting value: Hugo Wolf
second conflicting value: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

MP3Tag values:
ARTIST: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau\\Daniel Barenboim
ALBUMARTIST: Hugo Wolf

(BTW is \\ the proper way to separate multiple values ?)


B)
Warning: truncating incorrect value for DATE tag 2008-21-08
** This happens only on dsf files **

MP3Tag : "Year" tag value is 2008

C)
Warning: conflicting ALBUM tag value Marche slave ignored for file

MP3Tag: "Album" tag value is "Symphonies Nos. 3" (I don't see Marche Slave)

D)
Warning: ignored conflicting DISCNUMBER value 21 in file

MP3Tag: Discnumber value is 21 (which is correct)


Thx for explainations !!

Best


RE: Question about minimserver warnings - simoncn - 04-07-2018 21:09

(04-07-2018 19:07)lyapounov Wrote:  A)
Warning: conflicting ALBUMARTIST values ignored
first conflicting value: Hugo Wolf
second conflicting value: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

MP3Tag values:
ARTIST: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau\\Daniel Barenboim
ALBUMARTIST: Hugo Wolf

(BTW is \\ the proper way to separate multiple values ?)

I presume the message is:

Warning: conflicting ALBUMARTIST values ignored for file xxxx

This message means that file xxxx has two ALBUMARTIST (not ARTIST) values: 'Hugo Wolf' and 'Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau'. If you think this is incorrect, I can look at file xxxx using a hex editor to see what tags are present in the file.

The tags value separator depends on your tagging program. For Mp3tag, the separator is \\.

Quote:B)
Warning: truncating incorrect value for DATE tag 2008-21-08
** This happens only on dsf files **

MP3Tag : "Year" tag value is 2008

DSF files use ID3v2 tags. If the tag is in ID3v2.3 format, the TDAT frame must contain a DDMM value and this message means the TDAT frame contains an MMDD value (0821) instead of a DDMM value (2108). If the tag is in ID3v2.4 format, the TDRC frame must contain a YYYY-MM-DD value and this message means the TDRC frame contains a YYYY-DD-MM value (2008-21-08) instead of a YYYY-MM-DD value (2008-08-21).

Quote:C)
Warning: conflicting ALBUM tag value Marche slave ignored for file

MP3Tag: "Album" tag value is "Symphonies Nos. 3" (I don't see Marche Slave)

This message means the file contains two ALBUM tags. If you think this is incorrect, I can look at the file using a hex editor to see what tags are present in the file.

Quote:D)
Warning: ignored conflicting DISCNUMBER value 21 in file

MP3Tag: Discnumber value is 21 (which is correct)

This message means the file contains two DISCNUMBER tags. If you think this is incorrect, I can look at the file using a hex editor to see what tags are present in the file.


RE: Question about minimserver warnings - lyapounov - 05-07-2018 00:11

(04-07-2018 21:09)simoncn Wrote:  
(04-07-2018 19:07)lyapounov Wrote:  A)
Warning: conflicting ALBUMARTIST values ignored
first conflicting value: Hugo Wolf
second conflicting value: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

MP3Tag values:
ARTIST: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau\\Daniel Barenboim
ALBUMARTIST: Hugo Wolf

(BTW is \\ the proper way to separate multiple values ?)

I presume the message is:

Warning: conflicting ALBUMARTIST values ignored for file xxxx

This message means that file xxxx has two ALBUMARTIST (not ARTIST) values: 'Hugo Wolf' and 'Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau'. If you think this is incorrect, I can look at file xxxx using a hex editor to see what tags are present in the file.

The tags value separator depends on your tagging program. For Mp3tag, the separator is \\.

Quote:B)
Warning: truncating incorrect value for DATE tag 2008-21-08
** This happens only on dsf files **

MP3Tag : "Year" tag value is 2008

DSF files use ID3v2 tags. If the tag is in ID3v2.3 format, the TDAT frame must contain a DDMM value and this message means the TDAT frame contains an MMDD value (0821) instead of a DDMM value (2108). If the tag is in ID3v2.4 format, the TDRC frame must contain a YYYY-MM-DD value and this message means the TDRC frame contains a YYYY-DD-MM value (2008-21-08) instead of a YYYY-MM-DD value (2008-08-21).

Quote:C)
Warning: conflicting ALBUM tag value Marche slave ignored for file

MP3Tag: "Album" tag value is "Symphonies Nos. 3" (I don't see Marche Slave)

This message means the file contains two ALBUM tags. If you think this is incorrect, I can look at the file using a hex editor to see what tags are present in the file.

Quote:D)
Warning: ignored conflicting DISCNUMBER value 21 in file

MP3Tag: Discnumber value is 21 (which is correct)

This message means the file contains two DISCNUMBER tags. If you think this is incorrect, I can look at the file using a hex editor to see what tags are present in the file.

To check the tags, I mainly use MP3Tag (which is the only one which can read dsf).

What I understand is that if there are twice the same Tag (DISCNUMBER, ALBUM, ALBUMARTIST), MP3Tag does not complain, and just displays one of them. I honestly don't know what to use as software (on Mac) to do proper tagging, including displaying multiple values of same tag.

WHat I could do is save the file, and see if it does change something.

Thx Simon !


RE: Question about minimserver warnings - antonmb - 05-07-2018 03:34

Try Metadatics for tagging on a Mac, available in the App Store.


RE: Question about minimserver warnings - lyapounov - 05-07-2018 16:57

(05-07-2018 03:34)antonmb Wrote:  Try Metadatics for tagging on a Mac, available in the App Store.

Thank you for pointing Metadatics.

One question: does it process dsf files also ?

This software is not maintained since May 2016, and the website of the developper is down for "Whois Verification"; so it looks like a dead app...


RE: Question about minimserver warnings - simoncn - 05-07-2018 23:23

According to the version history, support for DSD/DSF was added in version 1.5. Shame it's no longer being actively developed.


RE: Question about minimserver warnings - Alandbush - 06-07-2018 13:25

I’ve recently discovered Kid3 (available from SourceForge) to help tagging dsf files. I have a Windows system but it indicates it is available for MacOS.

Oh! and it shows multiple tags as separate tags rather than as separated values in a single tag.


RE: Question about minimserver warnings - paultaylor - 07-07-2018 08:06

FYI SongKong also supports DSF, and with the default lite version you can do manual editing without having to purchase a license.