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On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Joshua Jensen <> wrote:
> the FindFirstFile/FindNextFile iteration calls.  It asks separately for the
> file stats.  It has been my experience that this is VERY costly on Windows.

It's one of those cross-platform gotchas.  It would in fact be useful
if lfs had a dirent iterator (as well as a dir iterator) which would
return more information and could be made optimal for Windows.

steve d.