"ls -lrt" takes over 2 minutes for 750 files!
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Dec 2 20:01:00 GMT 2010
On 12/2/2010 2:58 PM, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
> Running this version of Cygwin:
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 JJR 1.7.7(0.230/5/3) 2010-08-31 09:58 i686 Cygwin
> I have a directory with 753 files.
> "ls -lrt" (directory in reverse time order) takes forever (well, over
> 2 minutes):
> 0.062u 0.264s 2:18.31 0.2% 0+0k 0+0io 2822pf+0w
> A straight "ls" takes under 1/10 second:
> 0.000u 0.046s 0:00.08 50.0% 0+0k 0+0io 2572pf+0w
> This is a 1.5TB SATA drive in a Intel Q6600 computer with 4GB of RAM.
> This seems to be a recent problem. Any idea what it might be?
When did it work well for you last? If you can narrow it down to a
particular change, that would help.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc. (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
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Holliston, MA 01746
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