[Python-ideas] Speed up os.walk() 5x to 9x by using file attributes from FindFirst/NextFile() and readdir()

Ben Hoyt benhoyt at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 21:55:19 CET 2012

> The issue with patching the stdlib directly rather than releasing something
> on PyPI is that you likely won't get any design or usability feedback ...
> ... Just the
> discipline of writing docs, tests and giving people a rationale for
> downloading your module can help a great deal with making the case for the
> subsequent stdlib change.

Yes, those are good points. I'll see about making a "betterwalk" or similar
module and releasing on PyPI.


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