Bug#238417: kfind freezes when searching /usr
> I am trying to use kfind to seach /usr which, at 1.7GB, is one of the
> larger directories in my filesystem. I have "include subfolders"
> checked. It seems to work alright for most directories, but when I ask
> it to search a large one, it appears to hang.
I've just tested this and certainly kfind is not refreshing itself while
the search takes place. At the very least (given that find operations
can be slow), kfind should have a separate thread running that updates
the GUI (and preferably gives some kind of progress reporting as well).