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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • It's possible that what you're seeing is just caused by Beagle going off an indexing everything it can find on your computer. Once it has built its initial database then keeping it up to date takes far fewer resources.

    I just let it run overnight.
    • This was after installing it and leaving it over 2 weekends and a weeks holiday! I could understand the indexing taking a few hours, but after 9 days it really should have completed that. I don't have that many files in the 20GB used on a 40GB drive.

      On this particular machine, Beagle isn't something that would be particularly useful anyway, so would have been an unwanted overhead. The fact that it didn't seem to cope very well, just meant I got rid of it sooner rather than later.