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Subject: Re: ID3 database browsing
From: karl 'the_angry_angel' southern (the_angry_angel_at_blueyonder.co.uk)
Date: 2004-10-13


Björn Stenberg wrote:

>Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
>
>
>>2) How to design the database to allow for fast searching/browsing with
>>as little memory usage as possible? We can waste quite a lot of disk
>>space, but not that much RAM.
>>
>>
>Here's a discussion starter. For the above three fields, we could use four files:
>
>allfiles.id3db is a simple file list, one file per line. The list is un sorted.
>
Excuse me if I'm being ignorant, but doesnt openning and reading a file
in C have a greater overhead than reading a directory? Or is it less
significant than I believe?

-- 
Karl 'the_angry_angel' Southern
http://theangryangel.is-a-geek.com/

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