Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] duplicate-format songs in library; speed of import

On Mon, 21 May 2007 11:40:50 -0400 (EDT), shivers wrote
> 2. I was really astounded by the slowness with which Rhythmbox 
> imports   from my media repository. My repository has about 7500 
> tracks from 641   albums. Each album is a distinct unix directory, 
> containing its tracks   in both flac & mp3 format; these files all 
> have .flac and .mp3 extensions.   The directories also contain a 
> bunch of small metadata text files, with   extensions like .db, .inf,
>  and one or two with no extension at all, like   "md5sums". It took 
> about 12 hours to load the songs into Rhythmbox's   library -- wow! 
> It seems like reading about 100 bytes of information   from 15,000 
> files ought to take a few minutes, tops. I have no idea what   the 
> problem is; I just report it.

I have 80GBs of mp3 tracks, similar organization to yours, but just mp3, no
flac or metadata files and it takes only a couple of minutes to import.

Jason Bodnar
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