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Re: count files in a directory

by manuelsv (Initiate)
on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:51 UTC ( #930596=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to count files in a directory

Maybe a more concise approach, using globbing ?

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; my $dir = '/home/oracle/test/Oracle/oradata'; my @files = <$dir>; my $numfiles = scalar @files; print "Files in $dir: $numfiles\n";
Hope it helps.

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Re^2: count files in a directory
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:59 UTC
    It might work if you add
    chdir $dir or die "Cannot chdir to '$dir': $!"; my @files = glob '*';

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