Delayed Delete

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Delayed Delete

Post by SelfMan » 14 Jan 2009, 01:46

It happens often that, after moving data from a folder to a different location, I delete the folder.
I can't do that while the content is moved on the background so I would like to queue the delete operation like you would normally do if the data is moved faster.

(i searched for such request but did not fine one, if missed == true {sorry}; )

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Re: Delayed Delete

Post by Georgd » 03 Dec 2009, 02:17

+1

I encounter this use case nearly daily. The usual "Wait until other operations are complete" would be fine for me :)
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Re: Delayed Delete

Post by stepand76 » 03 Dec 2009, 12:23

+1

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Re: Delayed Delete

Post by Jan Rysavy » 03 Dec 2009, 12:36

We have two problems here:
1. The Delete operation doesn't need to have confirmation dialog box or this dialog box could come from Windows (Recycle Bin). So we have no place where place the queue option.
2. The proposal is potentially dangerous. Imagine situation when first Copy/Move operation will fail (out of space, overwrite confirmation, other error, or just cancel). The queued Delete operation will delete your only data :(

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Re: Delayed Delete

Post by Georgd » 03 Dec 2009, 14:36

Jan Rysavy wrote:1. The Delete operation doesn't need to have confirmation dialog box or this dialog box could come from Windows (Recycle Bin). So we have no place where place the queue option.
2. The proposal is potentially dangerous. Imagine situation when first Copy/Move operation will fail (out of space, overwrite confirmation, other error, or just cancel). The queued Delete operation will delete your only data :(
@1: Well, F8 is delete to recycle bin, SHIFT+F8 is erase, so CTRL pr ALT + F( could be queued delete.
@2: That's true. Even if queued delete would ask for confirmation after any aborted previous action, it would be dangerous, e.g. when one is working with many temp dirs and gets confused.
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Re: Delayed Delete

Post by Ether » 03 Dec 2009, 19:15

Jan Rysavy wrote:2. The proposal is potentially dangerous. Imagine situation when first Copy/Move operation will fail (out of space, overwrite confirmation, other error, or just cancel). The queued Delete operation will delete your only data :(
That's what Confirm on: Non-empty directory delete is for.
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Re: Delayed Delete

Post by Georgd » 07 Sep 2014, 14:48

*bump* for "Wait until other operations are complete" also on delete operation
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