Re: Parent directory's permissions in mini-status

On Sun, 3 Apr 2005, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:

Hi Pavel,

On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 15:27, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Sergey Ilyevsky wrote:
It seems that mc shows wrong permission for parent dir in mini-status,
or in long-file (or user-defined) listing mode.

Yep - the '..' (parent dir) entry is bogus. If i remember right this was
made on purpose because if you are using remote vfs (ssh, ftp) it can take
a long time to stat the parent dir. You can check the mc-devel archives
for further info.

Totally missed this post as Sergey misdated his. That makes Roland and
my patch rather redundant. Do you happen to have a pointer to any of the
messages you are referring to?

Yep! It seems that I started a thread about this issue back in July, 2002:

But this message sheds more light about the speedup I was talking about:

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