[Abcde-users] Additional Tags (AlbumArtist)

Jason Miller aidenn0 at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 12 01:44:30 GMT 2021

On Thu, 11 Nov 2021 16:49:28 -0800 Jason Miller <aidenn0 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Oct 2021 20:35:40 -0400 Thomas M <tcm1138 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is there a way to additionally tag tracks or whole discs outside what's
> > available when editing CDDB data? Specifically, I'm trying to add an
> > ALBUMARTIST tag to each track or across the entire disc. I tried
> > DALBUMARTIST and TALBUMARTIST1 without success.
> DARTIST *should* do this, but a quick inspectin of do_tag() makes it look like
> none of the tagging backends use it.  I could probably whip up a patch that
> does it for the backends I use (and which support it; e.g. opusenc has no
> albumartist option), but I'm still waiting to hear from Steve about my first
> patch and dont wan't to work on a bunch of new patches until I'm sure I'm doing
> it the Right Way.

Correction, just putting the artist before the "/" in the DTITLE sets DARTIST.
However, everything I said about DARTIST not being used at all for tagging
remains true.


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