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Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients benhoyt, larry, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2016-01-02.17:57:05
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Since 3.5 os.walk() consumes a lot of file descriptors. Its number equals to the deep of directories tree. Since the number of file descriptors is limited, this can cause problems.

This was the main reason for rejecting fwalk-based implementation of os.walk() (issue15200).
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