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Subject: RE: [PATCH] id3v2 -> overcoming 300 byte limit
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (Linus.Nielsen_at_elema.siemens.se)
Date: 2002-08-29


> Then we wouldn't need to read the file in small chunks (=more
> speed) and we wouldn't open it twice (=more speed). And, as a
> nice bonus, we'd get the whole id3v2 tag in ram, ready to parse.

Wrong. We would have to load it again if we want to get rid of the gap
between songs. Or use a sophisticated method for skipping the gaps in the
DMA handling code.

/Linus



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