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Re: Later version's facilities ?

Subject: Re: Later version's facilities ?
From: "chris glur"
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 05:29:27 +0200
I did not claim that mc was getting much slower.
It has to depend on a slowing OS.

Nor do I need to waste resources continually up-dating mc,
since I'm confident that it's mature and quite stable.

BTW this gmailer is crap, except for reducing spam.

== Chris Glur.

On 1/2/08, Pavel Roskin <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-12-30 at 14:49 +0300, chris glur wrote:
> > Because 'the software gets slower, faster than the hardware
> > gets faster', I've gone 'back' to an older linux installation
> > which uses mc ver. 4.5.55.
>
> I was the maintainer between versions 4.5.55 and 4.6.0, and there was
> very little new code added at that time.  In fact, I was mostly removing
> or simplifying code.
>
> I really doubt that 4.6.0 is noticeably slower that 4.5.55 if compiled
> under the same conditions.
>
> > The newer/slower linux has ver. 4.6.0,
> > which has the nice facility of 'copying the selected fileID to
> > the command line, by <Ctrl-enter>'.
> >
> > I now see that this facility works in VT-mode but not with X/KDE.
> > Do I need some setup in mc, or must I investigate KDE ?
>
> Support for more terminals was indeed an exception, when some code was
> added.
>
> I would prefer that you stop mistrusting mc developers and use the
> latest version.  But it's your choice.  You can spend days configuring
> KDE as much as you want.  Just make sure you are using an old version,
> so that your results are useless for other users.
>
> > Also, do some users have success with 'undelete' ?
> >  And for which fs-types: ext2, ext3, reiser ?
>
> Yes, only with ext2.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Pavel Roskin
>
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