[mythtv] Slow MythMusic (and likely other slow list building)
ed at ebonmists.com
Tue Mar 2 13:58:05 EST 2004
Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> It's not broken, it's by design. Keep in mind that Myth is not a
> monolithic program. There are at least 2 executables (mythbackend/
> mythfrontend), and multiple instances may be running on multiple
> machines. The idea is that when Myth needs to query a setting from the
> database, it does so each time it needs it in case some other process
> (another frontend, backend, manual DB edit, etc) has changed the
> setting since the last time it ran.
> If, for a particular piece of code, it's only necessary to read the
> value once, then that piece of code should be designed with that in
> mind. Changing MythContext::Get[Num]Setting isn't the right answer.
> So, if mythmusic only needs to call GetNumSetting once instead of every
> time true, change the mythmusic code, not Get[Num]Setting.
Aah good point. I forgot about the possible multiple frontends.
Either way, mythmusic did have a problem, and as soon as I get the latest
CVS version down I'll be sending along a patch. I 'fixed' the code against
the src.rpm 0.14 version of mythmusic, wanna make sure it's clean against
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