[Lazarus] FileUtil.FindAllFiles - changes strings inside

Bart bartjunk64 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 12:16:01 CEST 2020

On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 12:19 AM AlexeyT via lazarus
<lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

> you see that to iterate over all items in char-separated ASearchPath,
> code modifies str, ie deletes parts of it. It's slow! We should not
> modify str here. It's easy- save old-index, new-index, and get Copy(n1,
> n2-n1{+delta}).

Premature optimization.
File IO is orders of magnitude slower that iteration over a string.


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