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Re: Fixing dired hangs when NFS mount goes AWOL

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: Fixing dired hangs when NFS mount goes AWOL
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2011 18:55:05 -0400
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Michael Olson wrote:

> insert-directory (version in ls-lisp.el is used)

I'm surprised this succeeds if there is a missing NFS mount.
You're saying the NFS mount is outside the directory being listed, but
still hangs df?

> Apparently it's an issue in how df is implemented, in that it still
> attempts to stat all existing mounts before narrowing the listing by
> the directory param.

Wow, really? That seems like an odd way for it to be implemented.

Quick search gives eg


which suggests that df is aware of such issues and tries to avoid them.

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