Older blog entries for Mystic (starting at number 3)

Lately I have been trying to play around with MP3 streaming. Since my Univ has a hast LAN, I decided to write a search engine for MP3 search over Univ. LAN.

The whole process consists of two parts. First I use MP3 Voyeur to search the LAN for MP3 files. Then I wrote a perl script to put the generated MVL file into a MySQL database. Then I wrote a searchable front end to the database. Everything seems to work. The only problem is that MP3 Voyeur seems to be slow. It has been running for some 7 hours now. It has found around 32,600 MP3 files so far.

Next I will try to make dynamic MP3 playlists for myself. Ahhhhh once MP3 Voyeur finishes the search :(

I just had a very bad week. It turns out that the project that I was planning to do for my Master's degree has been done by some group for over 5 years now..

So I am, right now, in the hunting_for_problem mode.

Just sent the first draft of one of my course assignment to the lecturer for "Sneak Preview". I was suppposed to write on the use of "Template and Frames" in programming. I chose Tm (Template Manager). Waiting for the lecturer's reply.

This will be my first diary in Advogato. I plan to keep this place as a log of what I am doing in my life, Ofcourse, only tech related stuff will be put here. I did not want to burden my personal site with these informations !:) Maybe some selected stuff may be copied over to Srijith.Net.

It still remains to be seen as to how regular I am at this!

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