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Re: using stat

by LD2 (Curate)
on Feb 10, 2003 at 18:37 UTC ( #234195=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to using stat

check out this documentation

here's an example from it:
Because the mode contains both the file type and its permissions, you +should mask off the file type portion and (s)printf using a "%o" if y +ou want to see the real permissions. $mode = (stat($filename))[2]; printf "Permissions are %04o\n", $mode & 07777;In scalar context, +stat returns a boolean value indicating success or failure, and, if s +uccessful, sets the information associated with the special filehandl +e _. The File::stat module provides a convenient, by-name access mechanism: use File::stat; $sb = stat($filename); printf "File is %s, size is %s, perm %04o, mtime %s\n", $filename, $sb->size, $sb->mode & 07777, scalar localtime $sb->mtime;

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[Lady_Aleena]: I don't hate it, it just drives me crazy.
[Discipulus]: LA the solution is portable to whatever
[Lady_Aleena]: File::Find doesn't have a simple sub wanted example, like get the name of the file.
[Discipulus]: there is also find2perl with your perl installation
[Discipulus]: and in the wanted sub you just calculate the duretion and add it the total, stop
[shmem]: sub wanted { push @files, $File::Find::name if $File::Find::name =~/\.mp3$/ }

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