Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks DiBona
Your skill will accomplish
what the force of many cannot
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Using wildcards to open files.

by muba (Priest)
on Oct 25, 2012 at 15:50 UTC ( #1000892=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Using wildcards to open files.

Do any of those .msg files have spaces in their names?


Comment on Re: Using wildcards to open files.
Re^2: Using wildcards to open files.
by starface245 (Novice) on Oct 25, 2012 at 15:52 UTC
    Yes it does have spaces in the name.
      That's causing your problem. You are only using the chunk before the first space for each file.

      I haven't had a chance to test this in your exact usage situation, but try the following. It replaces spaces in the file names with escaped spaces.

      #!/usr/bin/perl @files = glob("*.msg"); foreach $file(@files) { $file =~ s/ /\\\ /g; $cmd = "perl script.pl < $file"; system($cmd); }

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1000892]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others imbibing at the Monastery: (11)
As of 2014-04-17 19:46 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    April first is:







    Results (454 votes), past polls