[RELEASE] Texture Cache Maintenance utility
I am using texturecache.py v2.5.2 on a libreelec x64 installation which runs from a usb stick (sandisk ultrafit usb3.1). I know the version is not the latest one, but this is the one that comes with libreelec 9.2.2 today.
I do not use a library on that system because I use kodi as a player for my dlna server, so I just use texturecache.py to clean up the cache from stored thumbnails. 99.9% of this cache comes from content which updates very frequently, e.g. the thumbnails of youtube videos and live streams, the thumbnails of twitch channels (although I have set it them to refresh every 3 hours which is the maximum value) and the thumbnails of webcams from places around the world.

Every Saturday, I clean up that cache and it takes me ~30 minutes for ~100MB of files, all of them at below 100kb! That is insanely slow even for a usb drive. Given the fact that I do not use a library, wouldn't it be better to just delete the entire thumbnails folder and textures.db and have kodi rebuild them the next time each addon needs them?
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Crash on Gotham on OS X - by desepticon - 2014-05-29, 17:57
Cleaning - by AleisterHH - 2018-05-28, 22:03
RE: Cleaning - by Milhouse - 2018-05-28, 22:16
qax genre not updated - by Just-Me_A-User - 2018-06-12, 22:06
RE: qax genre not updated - by Milhouse - 2018-06-12, 23:40
RE: [RELEASE] Texture Cache Maintenance utility - by jim_p - 2020-04-11, 19:21


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