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Android M export/restore doesn't work properly

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traffas
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Android M export/restore doesn't work properly

I know Android M is fresh, but I'm hoping there might be something I can do differently to get it to work and that it won't require any changes to the app.

DETAILS:
DoggCatcher Version: 1.2.5182
Device: Google Nexus 6
Android Build: MPz44Q
Carrier: No SIM installed
SUMMARY: Migration of old podcasts will show subscriptions but not recognize episodes.
STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
1. Install DC
2. Move EpisodeEnclosures and Export directories from old device to new device
3. Settings > Restore
WHAT HAPPENS: Feeds are loaded, but as if EpisodeEnclosures directory isn't recognized, causing all episodes in feeds to be redownloaded
WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN: Episodes coped in the EpisodeEnclosures directory should appear so they don't have to be redownloaded.
FREQUENCY: 100%
SEVERITY: Serious

It's severe for me because I have hundreds of old episodes I'm catching up on that are no longer included in the RSS feeds. I can't use DC on my Nexus 6 until I can work around this bug and get DC to see the old episodes.

eric
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So what worked with the

So what worked with the restore is that database that keeps all of your configuration. What's missing is DC's ability to find the media files. I would check DC's setting for the 'storage directory' and make sure that is pointing to the parent of a directory containing a DoggCatcher directory with all of the normal subdirectories.

traffas
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No luck. I've tried a clean

No luck. I've tried a clean install and making sure to add to the correct location, as well as moving the location around and telling DC where it is. Nothing I can do will cause DC to notice the extra files in the directory.

eric
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My guess here is that there's

My guess here is that there's a file permissions problem going on here that is preventing DC from being able to read the files on the file system. I"m not too familiar yet with the security changes in M, but there's isn't anything magical in DC regarding how files are read from the file system. If the directory is correct, then DC just looks for the files based on the filenames in the DC db, which you did restore ok.

traffas
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Any idea when this might be

Any idea when this might be fixed? I figured that once M was widely released, DC would be updated to work with it. I just tried on a freshly updated Nexus 6, and the restore finds all my subscriptions but none of the media that I've put in the correct directory. Any suggestions?