Has Anyone Got A Directory \"Walker\" Available

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Sun May 6 20:01:40 EDT 2018


I doubt if it would work out faster. A quick test of

  time ls -lR > null

gives 166 ms vs. the 179 I get from the non-recursive tree walker - so 
by the time you gather that output, and re-format back to something more 
usable, I think you'd probably come out the same or slower.

Alex.


On 06/05/2018 21:46, Malte Pfaff-Brill via use-livecode wrote:
> I wonder if shelling out to DIR on Windows and LS on Linux/Mac wouldn’t be the fastest option…
>
> Cheers,
>
> Malte
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