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In the find sub, $_ is equivalent to File::Find::name
Nope. $_ holds the name relative to the current directory at the time of the subroutine call, which in the default case has been chdir'ed to the location of the file. But $File::Find::name is always relative to the original directory.

So they aren't the same. Definitely different uses. You can use $_ inside the subroutine, but if you want to save the name for later, you want to use $File::Find::name. And in fact, it'd be wrong to use $File::Find::name within the subroutine, because your relative name would have been applied twice. Ouch.


In reply to Re^2: using File::Find for reading files in order by merlyn
in thread using File::Find for reading files in order by Ashes.cfg

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