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Re: dired too SLOW


From: buff
Subject: Re: dired too SLOW
Date: 07 Mar 2002 10:43:55 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

Hi Folks,

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: Helen Iwahiro <address@hidden>
> > Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2002 15:53:20 -0800 (PST)
> > 
> > dired is a LOT slower in this version to list a new directory
> 
> Could you please post details: how much time, in seconds, did it take
> in the previous version (what version was that, btw?), and how long
> does it take now?  Also, how many files are in the directory?
> 
> > make whatever was done differently an option
> 
> I don't think there were any significant additions in Dired, except
> that the display engine was rewritten in Emacs 21.1.  The display code
> cannot be made optional, for obvious reasons.  However, its speed is
> not very different from that of the old display code, on the average.

Helen appears to be using:

    hppa1.1-hp-hpux11.00

I had this problem and commented-out the invocation of "df",
from:

    insert-directory.el

My dired's are now back to normal speed.

-- Jim




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