Open Bug 699174 Opened 13 years ago Updated 1 year ago

Firefox 7.0.1 is unresponsive when browsing a local directory with many files.

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect)

7 Branch
x86_64
Linux
defect

Tracking

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UNCONFIRMED

People

(Reporter: shlomif, Unassigned)

Details

Attachments

(1 file)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:7.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/7.0.1
Build ID: 20110930012629

Steps to reproduce:

This bug report is an offshoot of https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=611511 . I prepared a directory under ~/tmp/ with 30,000 files using the attached script (after being called with "30000" as a parameter). 


Actual results:

When browsing it with Firefox, it was unresponsive for many seconds, and afterwards hovering over links did not update the selected part propmptly.




Expected results:

Firefox should have been responsive throughout the entire time.
Attachment #571403 - Attachment mime type: application/octet-stream → text/plain
I can confirm there is slowdowns when facing directories with this amount of files. I was unable to run attachment 571403 [details] because of missing dependencies, but the following command do the same:

$ touch `seq 1 30000`
Severity: normal → S3
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