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[bug #51309] Determination of a file list from a single folder without c

From: Markus Elfring
Subject: [bug #51309] Determination of a file list from a single folder without changing the working directory
Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2017 12:42:13 -0400 (EDT)
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Follow-up Comment #7, bug #51309 (project make):

> (a) you prefer to do it this way rather than the currently supported method
of post-processing the wildcard results, …


>(b) there's a significant performance benefit to avoiding the extra

I find that the difference can be eventually measured.

We have got different opinions about the circumstances when it would be
significant enough.

> … adding new features in a backward- and POSIX-compatible way is difficult
due …

How many software developers would dare to extend corresponding programming
interfaces so that they can be better reused by the make function library?

I am curious if this story could ever turn into a more promising “maybe”


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