[REBOL] Re: needle in a haystack
From: deryk:iitowns at: 11-Aug-2001 17:38
> I did not try it, but maybe it would help to use
> do http://proton.cl-ki.uni-osnabrueck.de/REBOL/bugfixes.r
> or you could change the line
> foreach item current-list [
> repeat item current-list copy/deep [
> This might help, because 'foreach is broken. (see
> Hope that helps,
I'll give it a try probably later on tonight and see what happens. I tried
the same script below on my Win98 box and it didn't exibit the same problem
but then again I doubt my Win box has even a fraction of files that my
Linux machine has. :)
>> I've a need for a script to search for the existance of a given list
>> of files on a HD. Rebol was the first tool that popped into my head
>> that sounded like it would suit the need. I looked at the script
>> library and the dir-tree* recursive scripts but for the number of
>> files/dirs that need to be searched causes rebol (latest /view) to
>> pork it (local test on a subdir in my $HOME dir has 14,404 dirs/files
>> alone and segfaulted..).
>> So basically, I'm asking if it can be done with the latest version of
>> /core and/or any pointers to scripts I can use or glue together to get
>> this job done.
>> Deryk Robosson
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