Has Anyone Got A Directory \"Walker\" Available

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun May 6 17:29:41 EDT 2018


Malte Pfaff-Brill wrote:

 > I wonder if shelling out to DIR on Windows and LS on Linux/Mac
 > wouldn’t be the fastest option…

Maybe, but there's overhead in setting up the shell session.

Even if it's measurably faster, I would be surprised if it were 
noticeably faster.

Anything that depends on touching the disk with each call is likely to 
be far more I/O-bound than CPU-bound.

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
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