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Re: Iterating through Hashes in Files

by ssandv (Hermit)
on Mar 29, 2010 at 20:23 UTC ( #831698=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Iterating through Hashes in Files

Angle brackets, in addition to being shorthand for readline, also can be used to perform globbing (wildcard expansion). So, <*> will return a list of all the filenames of the format you describe. Ultimately you'll have to "run through" a list/array at some point, but that allows you to get the list dynamically instead of hardcoding it (provided that every file in the directory that matches the wildcard is a file you want to look in).

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