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MPD-DYNAMIC(1)	      User Contributed Perl Documentation	MPD-DYNAMIC(1)

NAME
       mpd-dynamic - a dynamic playlist	for mpd

VERSION
       version 2.004

DESCRIPTION
       This program implements a dynamic playlist for MPD, build on top	of the
       Audio::MPD perl module.

       MPD (music player daemon) is a cool music player, but it	lacks a
       dynamic playlist. A dynamic playlist is a playlist that will change
       automatically over time.	In particular, it will remove already played
       songs (keeping at most a	given number of	songs) and add new songs to
       the playlist so it never	fall short of songs.

       Note that since mpd is a	daemon needing no gui to work, "mpd-dynamic"
       is also a daemon. That is, it will fork and do all its work from	the
       background.  This way, you can fire "mpd" and "mpd-dynamic" and forget
       completely about	your music (especially since "mpd-dynamic" is a	low-
       resource	program): it will just be there! :-)

USAGE
	   mpd-dynamic [options]

OPTIONS
   General behaviour
       You can customize the usage of mpd-dynamic with the following options:

       -o[ld] <old>
	   Number of old tracks	to keep	in the backlog.	Defaults to 10.

       -n[ew] <new>
	   Number of new tracks	to keep	in the to-be-played playlist. Defaults
	   to 10.

       -s[leep]	<sleep>
	   Time	spent sleeping (in seconds) before checking if playlist	should
	   be updated. Default to 5 seconds.

       -d[ebug]
	   Run mpd-dynamic in debug mode. In particular, the program will not
	   daemonize itself. Default to	false.

       -e[ncoding] <encoding>
	   Print debug messages	with this encoding. Since mpd-dynamic is meant
	   to be a silent daemon, this option will not be used outside of
	   debug mode. Default to "utf-8".

       --version
       --usage
       --help
       --man
	   Print the usual program information

       Note however that those flags are optional: since "mpd-dynamic" comes
       with some sane defaults,	you can	fire "mpd-dynamic" as is.

   Ratings
       You can also take advantage of ratings if you want. With	those options,
       songs need to have at least a given rating (or no rating	yet) to	be
       inserted: this way, you will only listen	to your	favorite songs!

       Ratings can be created /	updated	with "mpd-rate".

       Note that if you	supply a non-existant rating db-file, the rating
       mechanism will be ignored. The following	options	control	the rating
       mechanism:

       -r[atings] <ratings>
	   The path of a db file with the ratings per song. The	keys are the
	   song	path (relative to MPD root), and the value is an integer (the
	   rating). Default to "~/.mpd/ratings.db".

       -m[in[imum]] <min>
	   The minimum rating for a song to be inserted	in the playlist.
	   Default to 4.

AUTHOR
       Jerome Quelin

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
       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.

perl v5.32.0			  2020-08-10			MPD-DYNAMIC(1)

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