[CentOS] Damaged tags in XMMS

Fri May 19 14:00:57 UTC 2006
Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>

> I just copied 15 GB of Music from my Slackware install over to my laptop
> running CentOS. Everything's running fine, except a few minor quirks.
> About 10 to 15% of the 4.000 songs in my collection seem to have broken
> ID3 tags in XMMS. In the playlist window, there are only truncated
> fields of a few random letters appearing.
> But when I right-click on one of these songs, the ID3 info is displayed
> correctly... that is, in the ID 3 window. I can save as much as I can,
> the info in the ID3 window stays the same.

Do the id3 tags contain UTF-8 specific characters such as an umlaut
(sp?) or other such things?

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