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Hello,

If I try to retrieve a list of genres using the search mechanism and the follow parameters i don't receive any results.

ContainerID: 0
SearchCritera: upnp:class = "object.container.genre.musicGenre"
Filter: *
StartingIndex: 0
RequestedCount: 10
SortCriteria: *

A similar request for albums or playlists works correctly.

Tested using MinimServer 0.8.3 update 83 on a Synology DS213j

Thanks

Simon
This is probably one for Simon, but in my experience UPnP Search typically only works with a limited range of tags. What that range is will depend on the control point as much as on the server. I have not yet encountered a control point that searched the Genre tag. That said, Genre makes more sense for me as a tag for browsing rather than searching.

UPnP Search is quite useful in its present form; extending its capabilities would require agreement between those who develop servers and those who develop control points.

David
The UPnP Search support in MinimServer supports the following values for the upnp:class property (including derivedfrom relationships):

object.container.album.musicAlbum
object.item.audioItem.musicTrack
object.container.playlistContainer
object.container.person.musicArtist

This seems to be sufficient to handle UPnP Search queries sent by all control points that I have tried.

Are there any other UPnP servers that support musicGenre searches?
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