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Registered: ‎03-31-2014
My Device: Q10
My Carrier: Rogers

semicolon in music name (artist, title, etc) breaks BB Link music downloads

I thought I was going crazy. Some of my music transfers to my Q10 just fine, but some of it does not. I am pretty sure the problem is caused by the semicolon. If there is a semicolon in any file or directory/folder name, the transfer fails.


I keep my music in iTunes on my Mac (MacOS 10.9.2). Much of it is jazz and classical. Long, crazy folder names with one or more semicolons seperating names such as the conductor, soloists, etc.  If I take the semicolons out, the transfer (Copy to BB) works just fine. 


I think the root problem is the filesystem on the Q10. If I copy the files "by hand" using Finder copying to the mounted BB drive (on my system called "media"), the copy fails if there is a semicolon in the name. 


Blackberry Link v 1.2.1

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