[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3041: MythMusic scanning improvements

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 16:49:28 UTC 2007

On 2/21/07, MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
> #3041: MythMusic scanning improvements
> -----------------------+----------------------------------------------------
>  Reporter:  stuartm    |        Owner:  stuartm
>      Type:  task       |       Status:  assigned
>  Priority:  minor      |    Milestone:  0.21
> Component:  mythmusic  |      Version:  head
>  Severity:  medium     |   Resolution:
> -----------------------+----------------------------------------------------
> Comment (by stuartm):
>  Attached a patch which has the balance of the scanner changes, it cuts
>  down the number of db queries significantly. The albumid cache doesn't
>  work with compilation albums, but that's not a significant problem unless
>  you have a lot of them. There is still room for improvement and
>  optimisation.
>  Feedback on the patch (which only applies to HEAD) would be appreciated.
>  Right now one of the slowest steps in scanning mp3s is calculating the
>  track length. One improvement that I can make is to use the TLEN id3v2
>  frame if it exists. There just might be a quicker method for obtaining the
>  length but I'll have to look closer at what we're doing now.

does this make any improvements on scanning m4a files?

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