Rockbox mail archiveSubject: 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
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