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Re (tilly) 4 (expectations): Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Nov 28, 2000 at 03:10 UTC ( #43558=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re (tilly) 2 (expectations): Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming
in thread Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming

Way ahead of you, length should return a list or a scalar depending on the context in which it was called. A conclusion I came to in Re (tilly) 3: Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming...
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[marioroy]: LA my @music_times = qx(find \$HOME/Music/ Albums -type f -iname \'*.mp3\' -exec mp3info -p \"%S\\n\" {} \\;);
[marioroy]: Only 2 backslash \\n
[marioroy]: LA no space before Albums
[Lady_Aleena]: Good guh! I think I will use File::Find when working in perl. That is too many toothpicks.
[marioroy]: mp3info must be in the PATH
[marioroy]: LA ++
[Lady_Aleena]: marioroy, this is forcing me to learn perl modules to use instead.
[marioroy]: qx isn't fun if having to backslash ' and " and \.
[marioroy]: LA ++ ok.

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