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Re: Beagle and its startup

Subject: Re: Beagle and its startup
From: Andreas Heinz
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 21:15:37 +0200

ok so i know that about the gaim backend, thanks for that info :)
Unfortunatly i didn't find any info how to check if a file is indexed by 
beagle. is there a way apart of using the normal search?

Additionally i think i have the same problem as described in 
I told beagle to index my /mp3s. There are about 20.000 Files in this 
directory but beagle.
I ran beagle a few times every time from the beginnig to test if it's 
indexing more files if i start it over and over again. i think, but 
can't prove that beagle get's more and more files.

Is this a known behavior or is a directory of > 20.000 files simply too 


Joe Shaw wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 2006-06-29 at 19:43 +0200, Andreas Heinz wrote:
>> Hmm i think "fast" has to bee seen relativly in this circumstance. 
>> Beagle for me starts always with checking my gaim logs. and noW after 
>> running for more than a hour, it's still checking gaim logs.
>> ok gaim has a total of 37 mb of logs in 5086 files, but i don't know if 
>> you see this as fast ...
> Yeah, this is a performance bottleneck in the Gaim backend.  It was one
> of the first ones written, and so isn't written particularly well.  The
> right thing to do with it would be to use an indexable generator, and
> mark the actual log files as indexed so they're not recrawled.  Not a
> ton of work, it just needs to be done.
>> Btw i'm running beagle with export BEAGLE_EXERCISE_THE_DOG=1, so it 
>> shouldn't take care of the load of my pc, right?
> Correct.  It will index as hard as it can and really slow down your
> machine.  But it's the fastest way to get everything indexed.
> Joe
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