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Unless you are doing something else with other options to the script which you aren't showing us, I don't see any reason for you to do the globbing in the script. Why not just use the shell's globbing instead? If you invoke the script with:

./script *.xml

and handle this in your code with:

while (my $file = shift @ARGV) { next unless -r $file; # Process the file here }

would that not achieve the end result?

In reply to Re: Editing multiple xml files in perl with help of Getopt::Long and Globbing by hippo
in thread Editing multiple xml files in perl with help of Getopt::Long and Globbing by chidori

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