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Getting files in a directory tree
In addition to using the An alternative to File::Find for directory traversing also see the node Re: Re: Re: Importing external dependencies into source that I just wrote on compiling your Perl source and the GNU find.exe into a single executable to remove the external dependencies. Together the two offer a complete single source solution without using File::Find.
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