Hmm; yeah, I think I get it—but `convert` doesn’t currently do anything about
that. Specifically, it doesn’t keep track of converted files after it has
created them, so it wouldn’t know which files to delete.
I’ve never actually used it, but perhaps the third-party `beets-alternatives`
would help with use cases like this:
> On Oct 14, 2016, at 10:28 AM, Andy Pastuszak <apastus...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I discovered the convert plugin and was wowed by it.
> There is one thing I would like it to do, and I don't know if this is
> Convert, in it's infinite genius, will not convert flacs to lossy, if it
> seems there are lossy files already there in the same format that convert is
> going to use.
> Well, I tend to "upgrade" my music. I'll find that I have old MP3s and will
> re-rip the CD to FLAC and run out a buy a used CD. I convert all my files to
> AAC format. When I replace the MP3s with FLACs, convert happily comes along
> and creates AAC files, and leaves the MP3s behind. I would love it if there
> was a way to delete the MP3s.
> Am I making sense?
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