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Re^3: Beginners guide to File::Find

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 07, 2011 at 19:57 UTC ( #942320=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Beginners guide to File::Find
in thread Beginners guide to File::Find

Does anyone know how to get the return value for find ? There is no documentation or any discussion on it

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Re^4: Beginners guide to File::Find
by jdporter (Canon) on Dec 07, 2011 at 20:00 UTC

    According to the source, the find function does not have a (meaningful) return value.

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[ambrus]: Corion: no, backwards. It's possible in the general case, but not in the specific case of bad data we have. Which is why it's harder to explain.
[marto]: that reminds me, to donate...
[ambrus]: If it was possible in this specific case, then the burden to argue for that would be his.
[Corion]: ambrus: Ah, but he's the boss, so the burden to show that it's impossible still lies on you :-)
[Corion]: ambrus: I would work with him through an example

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