This is mostly a reflection on a limitation in InnoDB that, in my
opinion, has persisted for too long. I founded while reviewing
the Amarok media
player. The player uses MySQL in the backend, embedded or
regular server, so it makes for a great source of real
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 …