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Re: using File::Find for reading files in order

by ysth (Canon)
on Feb 04, 2009 at 06:50 UTC ( #741196=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to using File::Find for reading files in order

Use preprocess to tell find what order to process each directory in (untested):
find( { preprocess => sub { sort { $a <=> $b || $a cmp $b } @_ }, wanted => sub { next if /^\.+$/...} }, $dir );

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Re^2: using File::Find for reading files in order
by grinder (Bishop) on Feb 04, 2009 at 07:27 UTC

    Either that, or if there are many files that will be skipped by the regexp, sort the results just before returning them.

    return sort {$a <=> $b} @messages;

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Re^2: using File::Find for reading files in order
by Ashes.cfg (Initiate) on Feb 04, 2009 at 06:57 UTC
    Tht worked wonders.. Thanks a lot ysth. I think I would be more on perlmonks in coming months, since I might have to script a lot in coming weeks

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