[Digikam-users] lots of photos and startup time

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 09:51:04 BST 2009


Important question : MySQL API are thread safe ?

If yes, we can said good bye to all digiKam kioslave in the future :
more simple to debug, more simple to install (look all report about
kioslave install problems), and certainly faster.

Gilles Caulier

2009/7/9 Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de>:
>> Marcel, Andi,
>> All this thread tell me that we need to found urgently a solution to
>> this problem.
>> If sqlite cannot drive large database, another DB backend need to be
>> used. For me MySql sound like the right alternative, if performance
>> are there of course (how to make a quick test about ?)
>> About DB schema and all DB queries, it's really complicated to migrate
>> from SQLite to MySql. SQL syntax is really different between both DB
>> backend ?
> I am not sure how much difference is there.
> I would expect that 90% of our statements will work for both, as most are
> simple.
> We would need to test the schema definition, think about using the correct
> character set everywhere - SQLite is fully UTF-8 so this always just worked,
> MySQL may need some explicit options for UTF-8, and test with complex queries
> from the advanced search.
>> Gilles
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