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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Stack Overflow... (recursion in try-statement)


On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Alan Schmitt wrote:

[...]
> let rec traversedir dir =
>   try 
>     let d = Unix.readdir dir in
>     d :: (traversedir dir)
>   with
>   | End_of_file -> []
> 
> (Disclaimer: I didn't test the code). The idea is you force the
> evaluation of readdir before the recursive call.
> 
> I also modified the [d] @ l into a d :: l, which seems to be the same
> thing to me.

Yes, I (should have) looked for "::" but used "@".

I think it's not only "the same" (it's not the same,
but the result is the same ;-)), but it's the better
choice.

Yes, I have to use "::", because I only want to add *one element*
to a list and do not really want to  concatenate two lists.

Ciao,
   Oliver

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