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As mentioned elsewhere you can use find2perl to create a skeleton program for you that does the job very well. But here's a piece of code I have laying around that may or may not work for what you want to do.

#!/usr/bin/perl -w ###################################################################### +## use strict; my $start="/some/path/to/some/where"; crawl($start); exit(0); sub crawl { my $dir = shift; opendir(my $dh,$dir) or die "$dir: $!"; while (my $entry=readdir($dh)){ next if ($entry eq '.') || ($entry eq '..'); printf "%s\n",$entry; if ( -d $entry ) { crawl($dir . "/" . $entry); } } closedir($dh); }
Now... them's the basics...

Embelish the output or actions as you need. For instance if I were to use this "real time" I'd add an indentation element or even ASCII art elements to it to make the output more useful.

HTH


Peter L. Berghold -- Unix Professional
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In reply to Re: process a file and reading a line and passing the values to another sub function by blue_cowdawg
in thread process a file and reading a line and passing the values to another sub function by Vijay81

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