Ticket #60 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

savannah: "Show directory sizes" should be interruptible

Reported by: bilboq Owned by: andrew_b
Priority: minor Milestone: 4.7
Component: mc-core Version: 4.6.2
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Branch state: merged Votes for changeset: commited-master

Description (last modified by ossi) (diff)

Original: http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?19325

Submitted by:Martin Petricek <bilboq>Submitted on:Fri 16 Mar 2007 04:02:55 PM UTC
Category:CoreSeverity:3 - Normal
Status:NonePrivacy:Public
Assigned to:NoneOpen/Closed:Open
Release:current (CVS or snapshot)Operating System:GNU/Linux

Original submission:

When I invoke "Show directory sizes" from Command menu, the scanning
 cannot be interrupted. Ctrl-C, Ctrl-break, esc - notgnih work.

This can be especially annoying if you do it in root directory and 
you have mounted some slow network drive, large archive with 
millions of files in thousands of directories or anything else that 
will take ages (hours? days?) to scan. Ultimately, I'll have to 
switch to another terminal and kill mc.

I think the scanning should be interruptible.

Also, it might be nice to show some sort of progress window, telling
 which directory is scanned (a bit similar of the progress window 
showing the file which is now deleted when you delete some large 
directory structure)

Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by andrew_b

  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Priority changed from major to minor
  • Keywords review added
  • Version set to 4.6.2
  • Milestone set to 4.7
  • Owner set to andrew_b
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

The status dialog is shown if directory size is calculated. Directory scanning is interruptable now.
Branch 60_show_dir_size_interrupt is created. Parent branch: master. Please, review.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by angel_il

  • Keywords vote-angel_il added

wow, i wait a long time for this. look good.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by styx

  • Keywords vote-styx approved added; review removed

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by andrew_b

  • Status changed from assigned to testing
  • Keywords commited-master added; vote-angel_il vote-styx approved removed
  • Resolution set to fixed

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by styx

  • Status changed from testing to closed

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by ossi

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Branch state set to no branch
  • Reporter changed from slavazanko to bilboq

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by andrew_b

  • Keywords commited-master removed
  • Votes for changeset set to commited-master
  • Branch state changed from no branch to merged
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