DirectSerial patch

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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby h-a-l-9000 » 2008-10-04 @ 18:14

Subdirectories seem to be a good idea... by date, by project, alphabetically, most recently used, whatever...
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby davek » 2008-10-04 @ 20:13

I spent about 3 hours of my time sorting the files into subdirectories at work this morning. Each program has three files (Program, graphic, CAP or interface) and even putting 50-100 files in a directory it has a 20 second lag. That would be so many sub-sub-subdirectories that I think it would be confusing. I'm not the only one running this.

I checked out that thread, thanks Mini-Max. It seems to be the mapped network drive more than the number of files. I already suggested having the program live on the hard drive and just backing up daily automatically and the IS supervisor didn't like the idea.
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby wd » 2008-10-04 @ 20:45

So what's that supervisor's idea then?
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby davek » 2008-10-05 @ 09:15

Replacing the existing software with less expensive third party software. Thus me pestering you. I don't like that idea at all.
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby wd » 2008-10-05 @ 10:08

Well then read that other thread completely, in essence it means get the dosbox
sources compiling, do some profiling, identify the slow operations, try to fix them.
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby davek » 2010-4-19 @ 09:59

I am looking at dosbox Hal's megabuild 5. I'm using dosbox at home now for dos games, imagine that.

The megabuild 5 has a line in the config for FILES=127. Is this a new feature on megabuild 5? I didn't see it in the megabuild 4 we use at work.
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby DosFreak » 2010-4-19 @ 11:23

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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby davek » 2010-4-19 @ 15:45

I'll be seeing if that will make it access large directories more quickly when I get the time.

Also, does anyone know if dosbox mb5 will work under Windows 7?
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby h-a-l-9000 » 2010-4-19 @ 15:53

> I'll be seeing if that will make it access large directories more quickly when I get the time.

It won't.
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Re: DirectSerial patch

Postby davek » 2010-4-21 @ 09:56

Thanks for saving me the trouble.
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