os.listdir unwanted behaviour
Hendrik van Rooyen
hendrik at microcorp.co.za
Tue Sep 29 16:20:59 CEST 2009
On Tuesday, 29 September 2009 11:03:17 Tim Chase wrote:
> I think Steven may be remembering the conversation here on c.l.p
> a month or two back where folks were asking to turn os.listdir()
> into an iterator (or create an os.xlistdir() or os.iterdir()
> function) because directories with lots of files were causing
> inordinate slowdown. Yes, listdir() in both 2.x and 3.x both
> return lists while such a proposed iterator version could be
> changed on the fly by interim file/directory creation.
Is os.walk not the right thing to use for this kind of stuff?
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