[squeak-dev] FileList improvements (was Re: A big thank you to whoever made the tree in FileList display in alphabetical order)

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Jul 24 20:37:29 UTC 2020

On Fri, Jul 24, 2020 at 03:23:20PM -0500, Chris Muller wrote:
> >
> > It depends on how many and how deep the directories you have, and what
> > kind of HD they're on.
> >
> >
> > Yes, I guess the directory tree traversing might take a long time in some
> > cases; which in itself is probably sometihng deserving some profiling.
> >
> My understanding is it's a VM issue.

Perhaps someone with a real-world use case could run a profiler on it and
find out where the time is going? It is sure to be dependent on the file
systems and operating systems and networks involved, so it might be quite
helpful to see the profile for a case where the system is behaving badly.


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