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Re: File operations really slow in emacs

On Feb 14 18:18, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb 14 16:17, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > So, even if we fix fstat, it doesn't solve the problem for readdir.  The
> > GetFileAttributes call is obviously supposed to find out if the drive is
> > accessible.  If not, it's omitted from the cygdrive dir.  Unfortunately...
> > 
> > Does anybody know a system call which allows to fetch the network drive
> > state (connected/not connected) without a billion microsecond timeout?
> I just looked into this and I really don't see a way.  While there's a
> NetUseGetInfo call, which is pretty fast even for unavailable drives,
> it's not reliable.  Even if the drive is available again, it can take
> minutes in which it still returns a status of "Session lost".  I'm not
> sure this is what we want.

...and the call doesn't work for NFS drives.  Too bad.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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