Just checking on a few bugs of mine...

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Mon May 21 14:38:34 EDT 2012

Andrew Meit wrote:
> 2.
> have a folder of 260,000 files
> set defaultfolder to that folder
> use files() to get info on each file
> -- note, rev eventually locks up and fails to respond, and you cant cmd-. out
> ether, have to force exit

260,000 files in a single directory is asking a lot of NTFS' btree. 
Have you found any utilities which obtain that list quickly?  How long 
does it take to render the folder in Windows Explorer?

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