Review Request: Add warning for searching the complete file system

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Thu May 3 22:25:06 BST 2012


On Thursday, May 03, 2012 19:35:00 Mark Gaiser wrote:
> Let me first say that i have absolutely nothing to say about this. I do have
> an opinion about this though. I would not like this. If i'm searching i
> just want to search and certainly don't get a dialog just to confirm my
> search.
> 
> Others might think differently though... Perhaps as an option but disabled
> by default.

I agree with Andres stance that searching / is almost never what the user 
wants.

Checking a searchbox is nothing compared to the amount of time a full disk 
scan can take (and worse: you don't have a progress bar or indication of 
duration).

I think the patch is a good idea.
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sebas

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