Re: [dev][announce] slm - music curation

From: Markus Teich <>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 01:29:26 +0100

Nick wrote:
> > I've completed an initial implementation of a program which parses
> > music file metadata (currently only ID3 tags for MP3 support,
> > ATOM/AAC is next) and creates a filesystem-based farm/'DB' of
> > symlinks. A file at '~/Music/somesong.mp3' that had proper ID3 tags
> > would result in the following two symlinks being created:
> Have you considered writing this using FUSE instead? It would have
> the advantage that as the filesystem could be generated pseudo-
> dynamically, links wouldn't go stale. I've never tried writing one,
> though, no idea if the interface is reasonable or it would be a
> nightmare.

Also with the inotify daemon the farm would still get out of sync if something
gets changed while your daemon is not running.

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