find.exe is very slow

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2007-02-12
2013-04-24
  • Carl Verbiest
    Carl Verbiest
    2007-02-12

    I did a compare for a directory tree with +/- 15000 files

    dir src /s /b takes 2 seconds
    find src -type f takes 42 seconds

    Is something wrong or is this normal ?

     
    • Carl Verbiest
      Carl Verbiest
      2007-02-12

      I forgot to mention that I also tried cygwin find.exe, that took 2 minutes for the same directory