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Subject: Re: ID3 database browsing

Re: ID3 database browsing

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 14:06:10 +0200

karl 'the_angry_angel' southern wrote:

>> allfiles.id3db is a simple file list, one file per line. The list is
>> un sorted.
>
> Excuse me if I'm being ignorant, but doesnt openning and reading a file
> in C have a greater overhead than reading a directory? Or is it less
> significant than I believe?

Opening and reading a directory has about the same overhead than opening
and reading a file. Why?

Linus

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