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Well I'm not sure this will work because the code makes the program go down the directory first, not across. Based on your idea it would have to keep a record somehow of the $oldir variable for when it finally finished going down the tree and came back to start on the next level. This requires it to keep a kind of memory of the tree and what it has or hasn't done. There must a simpler way.

BUT ... your idea has merit and something I'd considered also - your post has made me rethink it. If the number of path seperators is greater than $depth then don't push to the stack. That may work. I just don't like using relying on counting "\" in strings as a reliable method of keeping track of depth. If by chance a directory has that character in it, the routine will fail.

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In reply to Re^2: Depth Listing in Directory Traversal by crabbdean
in thread Depth Listing in Directory Traversal by crabbdean

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