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- Subject: Re: Is there a lua module just like GNU's find?
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 19:28:17 +0200
On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Joshua Jensen <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.