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Subject: Re: Artist Selection
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-01-07


mrlipring wrote:
> i'd imagine you could run a prog on the pc that indexed everything, and
> either made a database that rockbox could use,

This is what feature request #613544 is all about. I have given it a high priority rating, because I think it's an important feature that would add significant value to Rockbox.

> it'd need coding though, obviously, but i'd imagine it'd be fairly easy.

The trick is to use a clever on-disk database format that allows fast and flexible searching without using much memory. TP Diffenbach was working on this last month:
  http://rockbox.haxx.se/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2003-12/0758.shtml

I encourage you and everyone else who want to see this feature to join him and help out.

-- 
Björn



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