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bug #57048: opening multiple unwritable files is annoyingly slow

Submitter:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted:  Sat 12 Oct 2019 10:05:15 AM UTC
Severity:  2 - Minor Status:  Fixed
Assigned to:  bens Open/Closed:  Closed

Tue 15 Oct 2019 09:55:42 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Fixed in git, commit 7f8851ca.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Group administrator
Sat 12 Oct 2019 01:59:34 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Proposed patch is attached.  It will make the 'nopauses' option obsolete.

(file #47659)

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Group administrator
Sat 12 Oct 2019 10:05:15 AM UTC, original submission:  

I'm not in the habit of opening multiple files at once with nano, but when I do, and it are system files, it's fine that nano warns that these files are unwritable, but... it shouldn't do it for each file (well, the first three) and pause between each warning, and then in the end show that "Further warnings were suppressed".

1) The pauses are annoying.  Of course, there is the "set nopauses" option, but... nano's default behavior should be unannoying.  2) When I'm momentarily distracted, and only look at the screen again when "Further warnings were suppressed" is being shown, I have no idea what the warnings were about.

So, nano should either keep showing the first error message and somehow indicate that there are more unshown ones, or it should keep showing the last error message and indicate that there were more before.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Group administrator


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-11-30 bens Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2019-10-15 bens StatusIn Progress Fixed
    2019-10-12 bens Attached File- Added 0001-statusbar-show-only-the-first-error-message-with-dot.patch, #47659
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