speeding up KFind

Daniel Naber daniel.naber at t-online.de
Sun May 25 21:06:25 BST 2003


KFind can be very slow if ones searches for file content because it 
searches any file, even large binary files that usually don't even contain 
text. As a fix I suggest to ignore all files that have a mime type unlike 
"text/*". Of course there are exceptions like KOffice and OpenOffice.org 
files (these are the only exceptions currently). Searches that don't use 
the "contains text" field won't be affected.

Is that change okay or will some important files be missed this way?



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