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Subject: Re: Suggestion: Store the directory structure in ram

Re: Suggestion: Store the directory structure in ram

From: ABAZ <dillonco_at_attbi.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 14:28:31 -0500

"Björn Stenberg" <bjorn_at_haxx.se> wrote in message
news:20030108184138.GA6447_at_linux3.contactor.se...
Marcel Groenendijk wrote:
> Wouldn't it be handy to store the directory
> structure in ram (Especially with the bigger ram mod.) Or would it cost to
> much ram and thus performance?

> Yes it would. The size of 'ls -R' on my 40gig archos is almost 400KB.
> We have decided to instead focus on buffering as much mp3 data as
> possible, thus getting longer run time.

Would it be feasible to cache the directory listings only when in browse mode,
or would that take too long?
Received on 2003-01-08

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