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Re: Is this a bug?

From: Dmitry Goncharov
Subject: Re: Is this a bug?
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 14:39:29 -0400

On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 1:54 PM George R Goffe <grgoffe@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have several directories on a system with > 300k files. When I use filename 
> completion bash freezes for over a minute depending on the number of files. 
> I'm pretty sure that bash has to read the directory to do the completion but 
> the read appears to be uninterruptible. Is this a bug?

Why don't you run strace (or truss or whatever you have on your
system) and see which syscall bash is blocked in?

regards, Dmitry

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