[Bug 1029457] Re: amarok scans home directory without asking - even if told not to

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On 2013-04-19T17:15:43+00:00 Alex Vadkovskiy wrote:

It seems like Amarok is only able to add files to Collection and never
removes them if the source folder is not selected in Local Collection
settings anymore. Even after 'Full rescan'

When Amarok was first started it used $HOME/Music folder as Local Collection. But my collection is stored in /media/Music so I unchecked $HOME/Music and checked /media/Music in Settings->Local_Collection. After using 'Full rescan' option I noticed that all the media files from my $HOME folder are still in collection. 
I tried to remove amarokrc file in $HOME/.kde/share/config/ and the library folder was switched to my $HOME/Music again, but this time all the files from /media/Music are still stayed in my collection.

I believe it is possible to cleanup the library using the advice from
this ticket https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191073  - by removing
Amarok's  database, but anway I think the current behavior of Local
Collection is not quite good :)

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On 2013-04-19T17:45:33+00:00 Myriam Schweingruber wrote:

As mentioned on the Launchpad report: I can't reproduce this here, using
Amarok from git v2.7.0-234-g541a484 on KDE 4.10.2, Kubuntu 13.04 beta2

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On 2013-04-19T17:57:47+00:00 Alex Vadkovskiy wrote:

Forgot to mention...
I am using Kubuntu 12.04 64bit  + kubuntu-backports

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On 2013-04-19T18:11:41+00:00 Matěj Laitl wrote:

I think this is a duplicate of bug 316216. Can you please follow the
discussion between me and Rudolf there and report whether you have the
same behaviour on the bug 316216?

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 316216 ***

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On 2013-04-19T18:22:34+00:00 Alex Vadkovskiy wrote:

I think Rudolf's bug actually consists of two:
 1) root folder is being added to local collection after CD rip is crashed;
 2) unable to remove junk files (even if the collection folder is changed in settings) unless .kde/share/apps/amarok/mysqle is removed (the problem I do have)

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** Changed in: amarok
       Status: Unknown => Invalid

** Changed in: amarok
   Importance: Unknown => Medium

** Bug watch added: KDE Bug Tracking System #191073

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