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Re: Please test latest snapshot

On May 16 14:36, Eric Blake wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at>> writes:
> > 
> > We would like to release 1.5.17 soon.
> > 
> > Please try the latest snapshot, 2005-May-13, from
> > 
> > Additional to a couple of bugfixes there's also a new feature which needs a
> > bit of testing.  You can now list servers in the machine's domain/workgroup
> > with
> > 
> >   $ ls //
> On my work machine, where there are at least 1600 machines on the network (a 
> changing number, based on how many employees have their machines on), `ls -
> F //' takes an inordinate amount of time while stat'ing all of those machines 
> (serves me right for having alias ls='ls --color=auto -F').  Also, I cannot get 
> ctrl-C or `/bin/kill -s TERM' to interrupt the ls process while it is 
> attempting to access each and every one of those machines; after more than 10 
> minutes of waiting I gave up and used `/bin/kill -s KILL' to get that shell 
> back, with less than half the network traversed.

Nice greetings from NetBIOS.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat, Inc.

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