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Subject: RE: Search Plugin
From: Elliott, Tim (Tim.Elliott_at_ips-sendero.com)
Date: 2003-12-17


Cool that we have the capability, but I still prefer my way of searching
better. My way does all the work ahead of time.

-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Linenberg [mailto:elinenbe_at_umich.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 10:32 AM
To: Rune Wiinberg
Cc: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
Subject: Search Plugin

I really like this plugin although it takes about 2 minutes to search my 60
gigabyte drive.

some ideas:

-- database, database, database. make a utility that creates
a database of your player on the computer that you can then just drop
into /.rockbox/rocks/db/ (it could scan ID3 tags and filenams)

-- an option to rename the search results, or just use the default

-- maybe list the songs as they are found? (more verbose deiplay)

this is a keeper for me!

-e

RW> Hi all.

RW> I've made a plugin for simple recursive filesearching.
RW> If interrested you can grab it at:
RW> http://www.mara-sign.dk/rune/search-rock.zip

RW> The zip containes a compiled version for the Recorder + sourcecode.

RW> The searches are case-insensitive and the results are placed in
playlists
RW> called /SEARCH-xxx.m3u (where xxx is the respective search word).

RW> Performance could be greately improved by eg. using a DB.
RW> But a slow algorimth is better than nothing. :-)

RW> Feedback are welcome
RW> / Rune



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