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Re: ls problem

On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 11:09:33PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 10:56:49PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 11:48:10AM -0800, Carlo Florendo wrote:
>> > I don't know how to interpret the output of strace so I just included it
>> > here as ls-output.bz2.  I hope this helps us see the problem.
>> There is a huge delay accessing
>> F:\cygwin\usr\local\etc\zoneinfo\posixrules,
>> on your F: drive.
>> What's that?
>To partially answer my own question, /usr/local/etc/zoneinfo comes from
>#define TZDIR	"/usr/local/etc/zoneinfo" /* Time zone object file directory */
>There is a lot about that on google, this is the first hit
>That doesn't explain the F: drive.

The delay is apparently ls doing things that haven't been straced.  I don't
know what could be causing the delay.  It would be interesting to see what
the task manager says is happening during this time.  Does ls spike the


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