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Author benhoyt
Recipients Trundle, abacabadabacaba, benhoyt, christian.heimes, eric.araujo, ethan.furman, giampaolo.rodola, gregory.p.smith, josh.r, loewis, nailor, ncoghlan, neologix, nvetoshkin, pitrou, rhettinger, socketpair, terry.reedy, tim.golden, torsten, twouters, vstinner
Date 2014-06-26.20:45:19
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Raymond, there are very compelling timings/benchmarks for this -- not so much the original issue here (generator vs list, that's not really an issue) but having a scandir() function that returns the stat-like info from the OS so you don't need extra stat calls. This speeds up os.walk() by 7-20 times on Windows and 4-5 times on Linux. See more at:

I've written a draft PEP that I've sent to the PEP editors (if you're interested, it's at If any of the PEP editors are listening here ... would love some feedback on that at some stage. :-)

Victor -- development has started outside the stdlib here: and PyPI module here: Both are being used by various people.
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