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"preparing to transfer" (4 posts)

  • Started 2 years ago by david
  • Latest reply 2 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • david Member

    Hi

    Using 5.7

    Trying to upload a folder via Mirror.

    the message at the bottom of the screen states "preparing to transfer..."

    I have restarted Fetch a couple of times, same message.

    Any ideas?

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    It will say "Preparing to transfer..." for a while, as it figures out which files will need to be transferred. If you choose "Fetch Transcript" from the Window menu you'll see that Fetch is communicating with the server. I would wait; it will start the actual transfers once it's figured out which files need to be uploaded.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Brian Member

    This is a rather irritating "feature" when trying to download a folder containing a great number of files. It can take a half hour just to "prepare to transfer" before beginning downloading if the number of files is large enough. There needs to be a toggle to turn this feature off.

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    You can disable this feature by opening Terminal and typing this command:

    defaults write com.fetchsoftworks.Fetch DisplayOverallProgress -bool false

    Fetch will revert to only showing the progress of the current file transfer.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 2 years ago #

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