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Subject: Re: search a string

Re: search a string

From: François-Xavier Houard <>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 18:29:53 +0200

On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 11:18:13AM -0400, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> Francois --
> This is a good thing that would be really usefuj. ...I wrote a console
> mode ID3 tag browser (which is imo much better than mp3info), but need a
> persistent db and have been too lazy to write it. I think the things a db
> needs are:
> * file timestamps, so you can reload updated tags
> * ID3 tag values like TRK vs. TRCK, not just summations like "song"
> * output convenient for piping to xargs
> there is a complication that I've noticed in gnu locate: a find should
> only return files that the caller has read permissions on.

Well, in fact, maybe the needs you have are a bit different than the one
needed on the recorder. Remember it's quite a slow device, with very few
RAM. i'm afraid to much information in the db would make the whole thing
getting too slow.

> - Lucas


Received on 2002-09-06

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