MC bug (to Marco Atzeri)

Brian Inglis
Wed Mar 15 15:23:51 GMT 2023

On 2023-03-15 09:10, Dan Pejchar via Cygwin wrote:
> I am a linux user but I have to use windows sometimes and I would love to
> use the midnight commander in my terminal, but there is a bug which doesn't
> really allow me to use it. I am using it on Windows 10 and when I change
> the directory in the mc, it only changes in the mc window, but when I press
> CTRL+O it stays in the same directory. And when I press CTRL+O it doesn't
> return to the previously opened directory. I will do a steps to reproduce
> list below. Also it is sometimes very slow when changing directories.
> Just for clarity, I am talking about this package
> .

Have you tried installing xinit to run Cygwin/X and use pcmanfm?
Only slow with directories containing thousands of files.
Just don't stay in directories after other processes delete them - e.g. builds: 
when pcmanfm notices, it dies!

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis              Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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