#9 Option to choose which disks to calculate size for.

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2006-03-30
2006-03-30
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A good feature for this service would be if the user
could select which drives he/she wants the service to
calculate the folder size for.

This may solve a bug as well, as the user could choose
to not calculate the folder size for a removable device
therefore freeing up that device to allow easy ejection
(without restarting the service).

This also helps when there are many users connected to
a large network drive. Imagine the performance hit when
you have 200 people calculating the size of a 1TB
network drive.

Discussion

  • Brio

    Brio - 2006-04-15

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    I'm planning on adding this for the next version (2.4). I'll
    probably keep it simple at first and just let the user turn
    on and off drive types (removable, network).

     
  • Gurjeet Singh

    Gurjeet Singh - 2007-04-03

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    First, I think the feature should be
    "Option to choose which disks NOT to calculate size for"

    Secondly, it will be better to be able to specify a folder whose size the user is not interested in. Then, FolderSize should avoid calculating size for that folder and any of it's children at any level.

     

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