[PhotoFloat] Tagging instead of albums

Martin Kos martin at kos.li
Mon May 4 14:02:35 CEST 2015

On 21.01.2015 16:58, Tom Talpey wrote:
> One downside of the photofloat files approach, in my experience, is
> the way it builds the thumbnail cache into a single directory. That
> one spot gets really, really large and the filenames are long and
> full of metadata themselves (name, size, etc). There's a lot of overhead
> just to open a file by name. It would seem to me a simple optimization
> to lay out the cache as a tree, to mirror the albums. It would make the
> whole photofloat installation much more manageable I think.

What would be the downside when using sub-directories in the cache
instead of a single directory? At the moment my cache has 554'886 files
in it and it is a little bit cumbersome to do anything in that dir ;-)


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