[Haskell-cafe] ByteString or Text version of getDirectoryContents
jesseschalken at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 07:38:07 CET 2010
Is there a ByteString or Text version of getDirectoryContents? I am writing
a program which scans a filesystem and it runs out of memory using Strings
for all the file names, and I would like to avoid the overhead of calling
ByteString.pack on the results of getDirectoryContents.
I don't mind if it only works on POSIX, but
System.Posix.Directory.readDirStream returns a String as well, and looking
at how readDirStream is implemented I am left puzzled as it looks like it is
using calls to native C functions but I can't find where the C string is
turned into a String so I can change it to a ByteString or Text.
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