MC bug (to Marco Atzeri)

marco atzeri
Wed Mar 15 16:59:53 GMT 2023

On Wed, Mar 15, 2023 at 4:24 PM Brian Inglis via Cygwin
<> wrote:
> On 2023-03-15 09:10, Dan Pejchar via Cygwin wrote:

Hi Dan,

> > I am a linux user but I have to use windows sometimes and I would love to
> > use the midnight commander in my terminal, but there is a bug which doesn't
> > really allow me to use it. I am using it on Windows 10 and when I change
> > the directory in the mc, it only changes in the mc window, but when I press
> > CTRL+O it stays in the same directory. And when I press CTRL+O it doesn't
> > return to the previously opened directory. I will do a steps to reproduce
> > list below. Also it is sometimes very slow when changing directories.
> ...
> > Just for clarity, I am talking about this package
> > .

Noted, but my personal PC  is dead and I need to travel for work,
so do not expect an investigation/solution short term.

> Have you tried installing xinit to run Cygwin/X and use pcmanfm?
> Only slow with directories containing thousands of files.
> Just don't stay in directories after other processes delete them - e.g. builds:
> when pcmanfm notices, it dies!

Hi Brian
the Cygwin version is a console only application


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