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Subject: Re: find feature on rockbox..
From: Joseph Jones (
Date: 2004-03-22

I think the major problem is that it's a *very* HDD intensive operation.
I think of how much playing video kills the battery, and a search
function makes me cringe.

However, it should be an option for those who want to use it.


Chris Jernigan wrote:
> I am interested in using 'Rune's' search feature..
> any chance it will get ported to the new version of rockbox?
> I saw this discussed a few digests back, but wanted to followup.
> I do need the ability to search all my mp3's when I only
> have the rockbox standalone, or somehow make an index file,
> and maybe absync will do that and write a text INDEX file
> searchable on my rockbox.. then I can at least type
> search for 'ac/dc' or whatever and it will show me its here
> and in what subfolder, etc (I keep my songs sorted per directory
> now (per albums or genre)
> thanks
> c
> _______________________________________________

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