Sync Playlist to current date/time

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Sync Playlist to current date/time

Post by jhonnywatson »

I want to design a playlist for a complete month, which works like a live stream. The playlist starts for example on 1st 00:00. And if I start playing on 3rd at 4:00, I want to skip all songs which are before and start playing at exact this position. Like a live radio...

Do you know what I mean, and do you have an idea how to do it?

Sorry for my bad english!!

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Re: Sync Playlist to current date/time

Post by max »

Probably what you need is some sort of regular check, like once every minute, which deletes all songs at the beginning of the queue which have expired. This could be done with a Python script, either as a daemon or as a cron job.
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