The UI will now show
read/write byte counts
for longer copies, and it will also display the percentage of data that was written out during delta updates. The lower it is, the better.
* Also, the
got a facelift... which should be of little surprise, because it's hardly the first time it ever happened.
The original plan was to switch to the last style, but after testing it on live data it proved to animate very poorly. When IO buffers are large (which is common) that nice right-to-left sliding animation turns into a jumpy-jerky movement which is plain confusing.
In any case, here's a version that made it into R79...
...though that's certainly not the final word in the progress bar saga. Far from it.