Every time I try to sync my music library I receive the error on a few files “normalizing path: item has UTF8 encoding conflict with another item”.
I’m trying to sync from Windows 11 to Android.
The titles are all containing special characters, for example: 06 xXXi_wud_nvrstøp_ÜXXx.opus
I don’t know why these characters are causing conflicts, these files originally came from all sorts of systems that could have been using conflicting formatting at some point.
How should I go about fixing the filenames so that this conflict stops happening?
Just to be clear, if you look in the directory, you don’t have two files apparently both called
xXXi_wud_nvrstøp_ÜXXx.opus? If so, I suspect this is probably a bug caused by unexpected (from your side) behaviour of the filesystem. On which device do you get the errors?
I’m glad you asked! I didn’t realize there was indeed duplicates in my folder.
I’m using a custom python script to manually move some files around, so it must have some encoding issue that is causing duplicates for some obscure symbols.
Right. Then things are working as expected and everything should be fine if you remove one of each pair and let Syncthing do its thing.
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