Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Search is painfully slow

Strange, I currently have 28372 tracks in my library and have no such problem.
Not on a laptop but also not on a super-fast machine. I wonder if it makes a
difference how your music is organized, tagged, etc?

On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:22:45 +0100, Joakim Eriksson wrote
> I am an user of Rhythmbox and I have an improvement suggestion.
> The search bar can be really useful if you have a lot of files in 
> your sound library. However, the search bar in Rythmbox gets really 
> (and I mean really) slow for large libraries. There must be some way 
> to speed this up.
> An user example: I have about four and a half thousand sound files 
> in my library on a recently modern laptop (one year old, 2 gigabyte 
> of RAM etcetera). When I begin to type a search string, already at 
> the first character, Rythmbox starts to search for the specific 
> character and can lock the entire program for a good 10-20 seconds 
> or so. When the search is done, I can type in the rest of the 
> characters in the search string. The procedure repeats itself for 
> the rest of the characters, but with decreasing search time. The 
> first character is the worst.
> - Joakim
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