The IssueBy default, Amarok uses MyISAM tables. This means that if it crashes or stops unexpectedly (a logout while playing music may cause this), the latest updates to the DB are all lost. So I've been looking into using InnoDB instead to avoid loosing my playlists or player statistics.
The ProblemThe limitation that bothers me is this one: "Index key prefixes can be up to 767 bytes" which has been in place for several years.
Take this Amarok table for [Read more...]