Re: Find? (solved)

  • From: <tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: emelfm2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 17 May 2008 12:17:24 +1000

On Sat, 17 May 2008 10:41:07 +1000
Fog_Watch <db5@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sat, 17 May 2008 00:42:25 +1000
> <tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 16 May 2008 13:24:54 +1000
> > Fog_Watch<db5@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > When I use the "find" plugin to conduct a simple search all it
> > > produces is an "-- end-of-output --" message.  It certainly doesn't
> > > find what I ask it to find.  With a "recurse subdirectories" find,
> > > recursing into not many directories, emelfm2 processes with
> > > seemingly no end in sight.  The other plugins seem to operate
> > > correctly, but not this one. I certainly haven't been able to
> > > operate it in the way I was used to with version 0.3.  Please, any
> > > clues?
> > 
> > Not sofar. I've not come across that sort of behaviour, though I have
> > to say that I don't use that plugin a whole lot.
> What do you mean!  "Find" is why I use emelfm2.  There are a million
> file managers out there, but not a handful has a find facility as
> feature rich as emelfm2. 
> > 
> > At one stage, I forget exactly when, the ABI was changed in a manner
> > which could cause the plugin to search in a manner other than what
> > the user specified. IIRC that was fixable by deleting the cache file
> > in ~/.config/emelfm2. But I doubt that's what you're describing.
> Well, I deleted ~/.config/emelfm2/cache in order to get find working
> again in 0.3.5.  Then when I went back up to 0.4 find worked.  Ahh!
> Solution: delete ~/.config/emelfm2/cache.

OK, good. The offending part of the cache file is supposed to be automatically 
cleaned, in upgrade to v.0.3.6, but with pre-releases and svn and so on, the 
fix may be missed, as you've demonstrated.

Regards
Tom


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