But with SFTP you can cancel the listing (with
It's the same with FTP and SFTP, haven't tried SCP.
What protocol are you using?
I often work with directories with large numbers of files (10k - 100k) and the way WinSCP handles this leaves a lot to be desired. It just shows that ancient picture of a flashlight and becomes completely unresponsive until the entire listing comes in.
It would be very nice if there was an option to abort a directory listing and go to the parent, or back to the previous directory.
Using WinSCP 5.5, Windows 7