Opened 21 months ago

Closed 20 months ago

Last modified 20 months ago

#13347 closed Bug Report - General (fixed)

lyrics: letssingit false postives

Reported by: ijc Owned by: paulh
Priority: major Milestone: 30.0
Component: Plugin - MythMusic Version: Master Head
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no


The letssingit lyrics grabber always returns success (and a mostly empty boilerplate xml result) even when it has found nothing. This makes the frontend stop scanning grabbers at that point and just show an empty lyrics page from letssingit, even if subsequent grabbers would have succeeded.

In fact I have never seen the letssingit search succeed and when I visit the URL which the script is hitting e.g. with FireFox? I get presented with a "Prove you aren't a robot" captcha thing. Or I did earlier today -- right now the site simply isn't responding from my IP although it is from my VPS -- I suspect I have failed the test and been blacklisted!

I'm not sure we can (or should) bypass the captcha so I will attach a patch which drops this particular lyrics grabber (AFAICT just removing the file is enough, there is no listing in a .pro file etc to be removed).

Attachments (1)

0001-mythmusic-Remove-letssingit-grabber.patch (7.3 KB) - added by ijc 21 months ago.

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Change History (4)

Changed 21 months ago by ijc

comment:1 Changed 20 months ago by paul-h

Resolution: Fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed by [aec9d9001a]

comment:2 Changed 20 months ago by Stuart Auchterlonie

Milestone: needs_triage30.0

comment:3 Changed 20 months ago by Paul Harrison <pharrison@…>

Resolution: Fixedfixed

In aec9d9001/mythtv:

MythMusic: Remove no longer working letssingit lyrics grabber

Closes #13347

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