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Re^2: What makes File::Find's interface so commonly hated

by qbxk (Friar)
on Jul 18, 2006 at 17:19 UTC ( #562072=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

haha, they think constants are annoying too:
~ $ find2perl =snip # for the convenience of &wanted calls, including -eval statements: use vars qw/*name *dir *prune/; *name = *File::Find::name; *dir = *File::Find::dir; *prune = *File::Find::prune; =snip

Hey good find on the find2perl script! i like it

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