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Re: What makes File::Find's interface so commonly hated

by itub (Priest)
on Jul 16, 2006 at 14:01 UTC ( #561568=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What makes File::Find's interface so commonly hated

IMO: 1) requiring a confusingly-named subroutine that doesn't take arguments, but rather must use global variables is awkward. 2) If you actually want to produce a list of filenames (which is a very common scenario), you need to do it yourself. 3) Changing the working directory by default is not very nice.
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