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dr_unsort(1) USER COMMANDS dr_unsort(1)

NAME


dr_unsort - unsort the current mpd playlist

SYNOPSIS


 
dr_unsort

DESCRIPTION


dr_unsort invokes unsort(1) on the current audio playlist as used by mpd. Use it if you'd like some variation in your music.

EXAMPLE


If The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/03-Glass_Onion.ogg is the current playing track and your current playlist looks like
 

Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/01 Brainfeeder.mp3 The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/01-Back_in_the_U.S.S.R..ogg The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/02-Dear_Prudence.ogg > The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/03-Glass_Onion.ogg The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/04-Ob-La-Di,_Ob-La-Da.ogg The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/05-Wild_Honey_Pie.ogg The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/06-The_Continuing_Story_of_Bungalow_Bill.ogg The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/07-While_My_Guitar_Gently_Weeps.ogg Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/02 Breathe . Something_Stellar STar.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/03 Beginners Falafel.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/04 Camel.mp3 Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/01-The_Kill-Prison_Without_Walls-Dead_Part_1.mp3 Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/02-Deceiver-Lucid_Fairytale-In_Extremis.mp3 Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/03-Blind_To_The_Truth-Negative_Approach-Common_Enemy.mp3 Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/04-Obstinate_Direction-Life-You_Suffer_Pt_2.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/05 Melt!.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/06 Comet Course.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/07 Orbit 405.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/08 Golden Diva.mp3


 
invoking dr_unsort will yield something like e.g.
 

Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/01 Brainfeeder.mp3 The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/01-Back_in_the_U.S.S.R..ogg The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/02-Dear_Prudence.ogg > The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/03-Glass_Onion.ogg Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/02 Breathe . Something_Stellar STar.mp3 The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/04-Ob-La-Di,_Ob-La-Da.ogg Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/01-The_Kill-Prison_Without_Walls-Dead_Part_1.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/03 Beginners Falafel.mp3 The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/05-Wild_Honey_Pie.ogg Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/02-Deceiver-Lucid_Fairytale-In_Extremis.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/04 Camel.mp3 The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/06-The_Continuing_Story_of_Bungalow_Bill.ogg Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/03-Blind_To_The_Truth-Negative_Approach-Common_Enemy.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/05 Melt!.mp3 The_Beatles/The_White_Album_I/07-While_My_Guitar_Gently_Weeps.ogg Napalm_Death/The_Peel_Sessions/04-Obstinate_Direction-Life-You_Suffer_Pt_2.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/06 Comet Course.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/07 Orbit 405.mp3 Flying_Lotus/Los_Angeles/08 Golden Diva.mp3


 

WARNING


Due to limitations in the mpc/mpd protocol, dr_unsort needs filesystem level write access to mpd's playlist directory.

ENVIRONMENT


dr_unsort honors strings DR_PLAYLISTS (mpd's playlist directory) and DR_UNSORT (unsort pathname).

SEE ALSO


unsort(1), available from http://packages.debian.org/unsort.
This manpage is copyright 2010, 2011 Joost van Baal-Ilić <joostvb-draai@mdcc.cx>. Draai is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License, as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with draai. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

AUTHOR


Joost van Baal-Ilić <joostvb-draai@mdcc.cx>
28 Aug 2014 dr_unsort 20160601