Using taglib with FUSE + smbnetfs

Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Wed Mar 7 16:18:44 CET 2007

Sander Jansen wrote:
> Are there any known issues with using taglib on files on a samba share
> using fuse and smbnetfs? Playing the files works ok, but I'm getting
> reports that reading the tags via taglib won't work. Maybe something
> to do with "seeking" and it not being supported over the network?

This is actually a bug in SMB, but I've got a workaround in TagLib SVN.  
(The basic issue is that TagLib uses access() to read the permissions in 
the last release, but that's buggy on some read-only SMB versions.)


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