Ticket #3958 (new defect)

Opened 6 weeks ago

Last modified 6 weeks ago

Deleting large directory structures is very slow

Reported by: dandv Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: Future Releases
Component: mc-core Version: 4.8.19
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Branch state: no branch Votes for changeset:

Description

When recursively deleting a directory with many subdirectories, MC shows the progress of the entire operation file by file. This is at least an order of magnitude slower than rm -rf target.

GNU Midnight Commander 4.8.19
Built with GLib 2.53.4
Using the S-Lang library with terminfo database
With builtin Editor
With subshell support as default
With support for background operations
With mouse support on xterm and Linux console
With support for X11 events
With internationalization support
With multiple codepages support
Virtual File Systems: cpiofs, tarfs, sfs, extfs, ext2undelfs, ftpfs, sftpfs, fish
Data types: char: 8; int: 32; long: 64; void *: 64; size_t: 64; off_t: 64;

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 weeks ago by andrew_b

  • Version changed from master to 4.8.19

MC shows the progress of the entire operation file by file.

It takes some time to redraw the screen.

This is at least an order of magnitude slower than rm -rf target.

Does rm -rf show any info?

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