darwinports_fastload source iteration

Kevin Ballard eridius at macports.org
Thu Jan 25 08:42:48 PST 2007

On Jan 24, 2007, at 6:48 PM, Paul Guyot wrote:

> Le 24 janv. 07 à 07:12, Kevin Ballard a écrit :
>> Hrm, nobody has responded. I guess nobody cares?
>> If I don't hear anything back in the next few days, I'll go ahead  
>> and commit the change.
> I wrote those lines because we use readdir native command through  
> MacPorts instead of glob. I don't know why, but I thought there was  
> a good reason for the presence and use of a native replacement.  
> Maybe when the readdir command was developed, it was in the Tcl  
> 8.2.x area and glob didn't take the -directory option. Or the glob  
> function from the Tcl version that shipped with a supported release  
> of MacOS X was buggy or horribly slow.

And this isn't a potential issue anymore? Are there any systems that  
MacPorts may be used on today that might have any of the possible  
problems you described?

Kevin Ballard
eridius at macports.org

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