[mythtv] MythMusic "Please Wait" delay

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Mar 1 16:48:18 EST 2004

On Monday 01 March 2004 16:30, Ed Benckert wrote:
> Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> > That might be a workaround, but what if I *want* "list as
> > shuffled"?
> >
> > The bottleneck is either in the 'tree-building' routine or the
> > widget realization.  If the former, the code needs to be re-worked.
> >  If the latter, then maybe what we need is some sort of list view
> > class that keeps its data model separate from its view model, and
> > only creates UI elements for data elements as they become visible. 
> > Or something like that.
> >
> > -JAC
> >
> I know it's not the shuffle issue for me, as I had the problem BEFORE
> I told it to shuffle my playlist by default, unless it tries to
> shuffle it anyway, in a non-random order (in other words, not
> shuffled).
> All I know is any kind of database read, or list sorting, by whatever
> means, should not take over 60 seconds on a Celeron 1ghz when the
> item list is only 1800 members. Maybe 10+ seconds to get the inital
> data from the MySQL databse if your network is VERY SLOW (my mysql
> server is on another machine) but according to thor, that only
> happens when mythmusic is opened (and I've verified this... using my
> PHP playlist builder I've modified playlists and mythmusic doesnt
> know about them until you quit back to the main Myth menu and
> re-enter mythmusic... which, for the record, takes no time at all)
> I'm at work and my VNC connection to my home machine is god-awful
> slow today so I cant work on it now, but I will be messing with it
> tonight and see if I can find out whats going on. Should be fun, I've
> never written anything in C++ before ;)

I don't think it's the database read... this delay happens even if I 
simply try to navigate between levels (with "Show Entire Music Tree" 
enabled).  The problem is either in the widget creation or the tree 
model creation.


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