Re: [dev] [sbase] [patch] Optimize 'ls' and add '-U'

From: Calvin Morrison <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2013 17:44:46 -0400

On 22 July 2013 17:41, Chris Down <> wrote:
> On 22 July 2013 23:27, Calvin Morrison <> wrote:
>> This set command is simple, but still takes a long time, because the shell
>> spends a long time doing the globbing of the *
> In any case that it matters, you are doing filesystem structuring wrong.

Why? Why is it ridiculous to want to be able to support medium sized
file directories, for example thousands of frames of a video, DNA
sequencing files and others I often have are in large sets of files,
and don't have any sub division that is logical other than numerically
creating subdirectories.

I think your thinking is wrong. In 2013, why can't we support a
directory that responds reasonably fast with a large amount of
Received on Mon Jul 22 2013 - 23:44:46 CEST

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