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Having a bit of a strange issue with a regular expression I was using to list all files of type .jpg in a folder. It seems it is missing files that are named very similar to the file before it.

Here is the code:

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; my $dir = 'C:/Some/Random/Folder/tmp/bin'; opendir (DIR, $dir); open(DATA, ">file.txt"); while (my $file = readdir(DIR)) { # Use a regular expression to find files ending in .jpg next unless ($file =~ m/\.jpg$/); print DATA "C:\\Some\\Random\\Folder\\perl\\bin\\$file\n"; } close(DATA);
The problem is I have a file named "test.jpg" and another called "testl.jpg" and the expression only picks up the first one. Other than that, it works fine.

In reply to Regular expression to list all files of type in folder by Phinix

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