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Re: Recursive search and delete

by NetWallah (Abbot)
on Nov 16, 2012 at 06:53 UTC ( #1004139=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Recursive search and delete

Please use <code> tags to preserve format for your code </code>.

Your statement:

if ( $currentFile eq $searchfile )
Looks for an exact string match between the $currentFile and "abc*.xml*".

It is unlikely to find a file with that name.
You could use regular expressions to match the file name, but I would recommend re-designing your code around the File::Find module and friends (File::Find::Match).

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