mpdupdate is a very simple plugin for beets that lets you automatically
update MPD‘s index whenever you change your beets library.
To use it, enable it in your
config.yaml by putting
mpdupdate on your
plugins line. Then, you’ll probably want to configure the specifics of your
MPD server. You can do that using an
mpd: section in your
which looks like this:
mpd: host: localhost port: 6600 password: seekrit
With that all in place, you’ll see beets send the “update” command to your MPD server every time you change your beets library.
If you want to communicate with MPD over a Unix domain socket instead over
TCP, just give the path to the socket in the filesystem for the
host value starting with a slash or a tilde is interpreted as a domain