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Star infront of label

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 04, 2011 at 09:34 UTC ( #924058=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Dear Monks,

I've seen some code that does recursive directory search and the directory label had a star infront of it like this

*DIR

What is the use of this star ? and where should it be used and why ???

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Re: Star infront of label
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 04, 2011 at 09:52 UTC

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