[plt-scheme] annoying hanging behavior when saving files on DrScheme version, english

From: Chongkai Zhu (czhu at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Fri Mar 28 08:35:55 EDT 2008

Have you experience the same when trying saving/renaming in other 
applications? Seems this is more about Windows file system than DrScheme 


Benjamin L. Russell wrote:
> In DrScheme version, english,
> when I type anything into the Definitions window,
> click on the "Save" button, and then try to navigate
> through the folder tree to a folder to save the file,
> DrScheme hangs at a random point in the folder
> navigation process for about seven to eighteen
> seconds.
> Exactly where DrScheme hangs seems to be random, but
> this usually happens within about five seconds of
> pressing the "Save" button and then clicking on the
> down-arrow next to the folder name at the top of the
> "Select a file" dialog box.
> The same hanging behavior occurs randomly whenever I
> try to right-click on a file or folder to rename it or
> to copy the filename in this dialog box as well.
> This hanging behavior sometimes happens multiple times
> when navigating through a deep folder, or when
> renaming multiple files/folders, in that dialog box.
> I am using DrScheme on Windows XP Professional Service
> Pack 2 (at work).  I tried rebooting my PC and
> restarting DrScheme, but the same general phenomenon
> still recurs.
> The same phenomenon has also happened with DrScheme
> v371 as well.
> Could somebody please tell me how to fix this problem?
> Benjamin L. Russell

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