TagLib does not use KIO

Scott Wheeler wheeler at kde.org
Wed Jul 16 05:59:36 CEST 2008

Vitali Lovich wrote:
> Just would like to add that apparently there's a kio fuse fs, so the 
> problem is mitigated. 
> The upside to this method (although it looks non-trivial to set up), is 
> that you don't actually need application or library support.
> http://wiki.kde.org/tiki-index.php?page=KIO+Fuse+Gateway
> Actually, Amarok could probably add transparent support later by 
> integrating more tightly with the fuse implementation (i.e. automounting 
> the kio targets as necessary).  Actually a truly slick feature would be 
> that you could actually configure fuse plugins from Amarok and have it 
> access those file systems transparently (perhaps provide a mountpoint in 
> some private tmpfs).

I'd be interested in hearing how that works if someone tries it out.  I 
suspect it would be painfully slow since KIO is stream oriented and 
TagLib does a lot of random access.


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