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Re^2: Sort files by oldest timestamp

by pelagic (Curate)
on Oct 29, 2009 at 15:31 UTC ( #803972=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Sort files by oldest timestamp
in thread Sort files by oldest timestamp

ok, ok, I know, it's way old but I can't resist to say this:
Your code does the LOOP as many times as there are files in the srcdir and it does a stat for ever file in srcdir in every LOOP as long as the file has not been moved yet (i.e. n! with n files). So if you have very many files in your srcdir, let's say 1,000,000 or so you will have a lot of unnecessary overhead.


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