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bug #64102: uigetfile takes 60 s to show file list with unavailable mapped network drive

Submitter:  Albrecht <alepplew>
Submitted:  Mon 24 Apr 2023 08:35:21 AM UTC
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Performance
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Albrecht Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * 8.1.0 Operating System:  * Microsoft Windows
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Mon 24 Apr 2023 05:00:42 PM UTC, comment #5: 

Maybe I should clarify that the path passed to uigetfile was a local path, unrelated to the unavailable mapped drive. Same was observed with uigetdir. When cancelling, the functions are blocked by the timeout and return after appr. 60s.

Albrecht <alepplew>
Mon 24 Apr 2023 04:10:57 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Thanks for the info. Retitling to maybe make it easier to find this report in the future.

Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
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Mon 24 Apr 2023 01:53:05 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I had an unavailable sambashare drive mapped, causing the delay/ timeout. Disconnecting that drive solved the problem. So this is totally unrelated to the bug 56116 and probably not a bug at all.
Thanks a lot for the tip!

Albrecht <alepplew>
Mon 24 Apr 2023 01:09:50 PM UTC, comment #2: 

It's pretty much instant for me (Octave 8.2.0 on Windows 11).

Are you member of a domain? Do you have mapped network drives?

Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
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Mon 24 Apr 2023 12:12:01 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Bug is persistent after installing Octave 8.2.0

Albrecht <alepplew>
Mon 24 Apr 2023 08:35:21 AM UTC, original submission:  

Installed Octave 8.1.0 using the windows 64bit installer. When calling uigetfile the file selector populates only after appr. 60 s. Subsequent calls are sometimes, not always populating faster. Unchanged by "use native file dialogs" preference setting.

Similar behavior has been described in KDE native file dialogs here https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?56116

Albrecht <alepplew>


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