Has Anyone Got A Directory "Walker" Available

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri May 4 20:29:13 EDT 2018


Alex Tweedly wrote:

 > Avoiding recursion is (almost) always a good idea, if it can be
 > done without jumping through hoops; for a file walker I timed it
 > (a couple of years ago) at somewhere between 20 and 35% faster.

How does recursion impair performance so significantly?

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