[docs] [issue22167] iglob() has misleading documentation (does indeed store names internally)
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Fri Aug 8 04:28:02 CEST 2014
Roy Smith added the comment:
The thread that led to this started out with the use case of a directory that had 200k files in it. If I ran iglob() on that and discovered that it had internally generated a list of all 200k names in memory at the same time, I would be pretty darn surprised, based on what the docs say now.
We're shooting for principle of least astonishment here.
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