[TxMt] TM seems to agressively cache directory listings

Allan Odgaard allan at macromates.com
Tue Dec 14 10:28:21 UTC 2004

On Dec 14, 2004, at 9:33, Joost Schuttelaar wrote:

>> It seems that TM is overly agressive with regards to caching a
>> directory listing int he "Open" dialog box.
> I'm having the same issues. For example, when I fetch a file using FTP 
> in the Terminal I have to restart Textmate or quit the FTP client in 
> order to see the files. The Finder does show them.

hmm... I'm not sure what's causing the problem.

If I open TextMate, select Open and navigate to some directory, then go 
to Terminal, cd to this directory and write 'touch foo.txt' and cmd-tab 
back to TM, the new foo.txt is there instantly -- also works if I 
remove foo.txt. And it doesn't matter whether or not the open dialog is 
open, it's always up-to-date.

So I can't reproduce this. Where both of you using normal Apple 
formatted partitions? And could you try just this 'touch foo.txt' thing 
to see if there's something 100% reproducible?

And also check other programs which use the Ccooa open dialog (like 

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