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Subject: Re: Suggestion: Store the directory structure in ram
From: ABAZ (
Date: 2003-01-08

"Björn Stenberg" <> 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?

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