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Re: Fixing dired hangs when NFS mount goes AWOL

From: Michael Olson
Subject: Re: Fixing dired hangs when NFS mount goes AWOL
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 14:59:24 -0700

The check is only skipped if the directory you're trying to insert
into dired is remote.  If the dir is local, it will attempt the check,
and the 'df' call will hang because it's waiting on info from the NFS

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 2:27 PM, Chong Yidong <address@hidden> wrote:
> Michael Olson <address@hidden> writes:
>> Would you consider adding "-l" to the list of default arguments for
>> `directory-free-space-args'?  This will fix an issue where attempting
>> to open dired buffers with ls-lisp enabled hangs due to an AWOL NFS
>> mount.  Considering that the check is skipped if the current directory
>> is on a remote filesystem, I think this is a reasonable default.
> If the check is skipped for remote directories, how does the hang occur?

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