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Audio::MPD::Collection - class to query MPD's collection

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NAME

Audio::MPD::Collection - class to query MPD's collection

VERSION

version 2.004

SYNOPSIS

    my @songs = $mpd->collection->all_songs;
    # and lots of other methods

DESCRIPTION

Audio::MPD::Collection is a class meant to access & query MPD's collection. You will be able to use those high-level methods instead of using the low-level methods provided by mpd itself.
Note that you're not supposed to call the constructor yourself, an Audio::MPD::Collection is automatically created for you during the creation of an Audio::MPD object - it can then be used with the "collection()" accessor.

RETRIEVING SONGS & DIRECTORIES

all_items

    my @items = $coll->all_items( [$path] );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Items (both songs & directories) currently known by mpd.
If $path is supplied (relative to mpd root), restrict the retrieval to songs and dirs in this directory.

all_items_simple

    my @items = $coll->all_items_simple( [$path] );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Items (both songs & directories) currently known by mpd.
If $path is supplied (relative to mpd root), restrict the retrieval to songs and dirs in this directory.
/!\ Warning: the Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Song objects will only have their tag "file" filled. Any other tag will be empty, so don't use this sub for any other thing than a quick scan!

items_in_dir

    my @items = $coll->items_in_dir( [$path] );
Return the items in the given $path. If no $path supplied, do it on mpd's root directory.
Note that this sub does not work recusrively on all directories.

RETRIEVING THE WHOLE COLLECTION

all_songs

    my @songs = $coll->all_songs( [$path] );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs currently known by mpd.
If $path is supplied (relative to mpd root), restrict the retrieval to songs and dirs in this directory.

all_albums

    my @albums = $coll->all_albums;
Return the list of all albums (strings) currently known by mpd.

all_artists

    my @artists = $coll->all_artists;
Return the list of all artists (strings) currently known by mpd.

all_titles

    my @titles = $coll->all_titles;
Return the list of all song titles (strings) currently known by mpd.

all_pathes

    my @pathes = $coll->all_pathes;
Return the list of all pathes (strings) currently known by mpd.

all_playlists

    my @lists = $coll->all_playlists;
Return the list of all playlists (strings) currently known by mpd.

all_genres

    my @genres = $coll->all_genres;
Return the list of all genres (strings) currently known by mpd.

PICKING A SONG

song

    my $song = $coll->song( $path );
Return the Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Song which correspond to $path.

songs_with_filename_partial

    my @songs = $coll->songs_with_filename_partial( $string );
Return the Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs containing $string in their path.

SONGS, ALBUMS, ARTISTS & GENRES RELATIONS

albums_by_artist

    my @albums = $coll->albums_by_artist( $artist );
Return all albums (strings) performed by $artist or where $artist participated.

songs_by_artist

    my @songs = $coll->songs_by_artist( $artist );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs performed by $artist.

songs_by_artist_partial

    my @songs = $coll->songs_by_artist_partial( $string );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs performed by an artist with $string in her name.

songs_from_album

    my @songs = $coll->songs_from_album( $album );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs appearing in $album.

songs_from_album_partial

    my @songs = $coll->songs_from_album_partial( $string );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs appearing in album containing $string.

songs_with_title

    my @songs = $coll->songs_with_title( $title );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs which title is exactly $title.

songs_with_title_partial

    my @songs = $coll->songs_with_title_partial( $string );
Return all Audio::MPD::Common::Item::Songs where $string is part of the title.

artists_by_genre

    my @artists = $coll->artists_by_genre( $genre );
Return all artists (strings) of $genre.

AUTHOR

Jerome Quelin This software is copyright (c) 2007 by Jerome Quelin.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
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