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Subject: Re: Database Commit Time

Re: Database Commit Time

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 05:13:34 -0500

Alex Bennee wrote:
> It seems like every time I start Rockbox these days it does a re-scan
> of my disk and then spends a minute or two committing the database.
> This is very frustrating when you just want to start listening
> straight away. Usually I've only updated a few podcasts on the file
> system so why does this stage take so long?
> I know I can disable auto update to prevent the start up time taking so
> long but what I want to know is why does the entire database need to be
> re-written if only 3-4 files have been added to the disk.
I'm pretty sure the files are written pre-sorted to make database
searches as fast as possible. Your options are basically "slow commits
or slow browsing."
Received on 2009-06-11

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