[New-bugs-announce] [issue10261] tarfile iterator without members caching

Karsten Wolf report at bugs.python.org
Sun Oct 31 12:19:58 CET 2010

New submission from Karsten Wolf <karstenwo at web.de>:

It would be helpful to have a tarfile iterator that does not cache every archive member encountered.

This makes it nearly impossible to iterate over an archive with millions of files.

components: Library (Lib)
messages: 120041
nosy: karstenw
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: tarfile iterator without members caching
type: feature request

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