[Python-Dev] PEP 471: scandir(fd) and pathlib.Path(name, dir_fd=None)

Charles-François Natali cf.natali at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 12:51:43 CEST 2014

2014-07-01 8:44 GMT+01:00 Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com>:
> IMO we must decide if scandir() must support or not file descriptor.
> It's an important decision which has an important impact on the API.

I don't think we should support it: it's way too complicated to use,
error-prone, and leads to messy APIs.

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