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Re: A Modest Proposal

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: A Modest Proposal
Date: Sun, 01 May 2016 21:38:11 +0300

> Date: Sun, 1 May 2016 19:24:38 +0100
> From: Alan Third <address@hidden>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>,
>       address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> I semi-regularly list large directories on remote Windows shares and
> Emacs's built-in ls is so slow as to be useless. I have to use a
> Windows native version of ls that someone's written. If that
> capability was removed I'd hope that some work was done on Emacs
> performance.

For remote (i.e. networked) volumes, there's nothing that can be done
to speed that up.  Network volumes are slow, period.  Your native 'ls'
simply shortcuts and thuis fails to retrieve some attributes Emacs
doesn't, that's all.  TANSTAAFL.

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