Re: [Tracker] tracker's database keeps stale data around
- From: Jamie McCracken <jamiemcc blueyonder co uk>
- To: Tshepang Lekhonkhobe <tshepang gmail com>
- Cc: Tracker List <tracker-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Tracker] tracker's database keeps stale data around
- Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2007 01:19:32 +0000
Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
Tracker's database data is not deleted when, for example, a certain
path is on NoWatchDirectory.
I tested by putting /home/user/temp on NoWatchDirectory which had some
text file whose contents continued appearing on the search results.
This becomes a problem because if one modifies such a file, wrong
results appear since such a file's directory is not watched anymore.
we cant delete stuff in tracker thats not being actively watched (which
They should not even be indexed in the first place. I guess we could
clear out any data in tracker which references nowatch stuff at start up
Another problem that should be related is that Tracker's log file
lists that I have over 20,000 audio files while I only have about
10,000, and I only additionally track /usr/share/doc which I doubt
should contain any audio files, especially that many.
are you sure?
Can you run "tracker-stats" to confirm?
if so bear in mind that any file of mime type audio/* is considered
audio (IE wav, voc, real, snd and other audio formats)
Mr Jamie McCracken
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