Bug#500051: easytag: vorbis tags with hyphen get split into multiple tags

Matt Zagrabelny mzagrabe at d.umn.edu
Thu Jan 24 18:01:58 UTC 2013

Package: easytag
Version: 2.1.7-2
Followup-For: Bug #500051

Dear Maintainer,

It appears that this bug (500051) is still present in (Debian's)
EasyTag. I consider it a matter of data loss. I'm not sure where that
opinion falls in the greater audience of music taggers.

People who want multiple artist/album/etc. tags can use a tool like
vorbistagedit. However, easytag is silently munging tag data for the

Thanks for your consideration.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.3.0-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages easytag depends on:
ii  libatk1.0-0         2.4.0-2
ii  libc6               2.13-38
ii  libcairo2           1.12.2-2
ii  libflac8            1.2.1-6
ii  libfontconfig1      2.9.0-7.1
ii  libfreetype6        2.4.9-1.1
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0  2.26.1-1
ii  libglib2.0-0        2.33.12+really2.32.4-5
ii  libgtk2.0-0         2.24.10-2
ii  libid3-3.8.3c2a     3.8.3-15
ii  libid3tag0          0.15.1b-10
ii  libogg0             1.3.0-4
ii  libpango1.0-0       1.30.0-1
ii  libspeex1           1.2~rc1-7
ii  libstdc++6          4.7.2-5
ii  libtag1c2a          1.8-dmo1
ii  libtagc0            1.8-dmo1
ii  libvorbis0a         1.3.2-1.3
ii  libvorbisfile3      1.3.2-1.3
ii  libwavpack1         4.60.1-3
ii  zlib1g              1:1.2.7.dfsg-13

easytag recommends no packages.

easytag suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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