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Re: Recursive search and delete

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Nov 16, 2012 at 09:36 UTC ( #1004161=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Recursive search and delete

The error is as NetWallah says, that you are checking to see if the filename equals "abc*.xml*" - not if the filename matches that pattern.

Personally I'd use Path::Class::Rule...

# untested! use strict; use warnings; use Path::Class::Rule; my $rule = Path::Class::Rule->new->file->name("abc*.xml*"); $_->remove for $rule->all("/tst");
perl -E'sub Monkey::do{say$_,for@_,do{($monkey=[caller(0)]->[3])=~s{::}{ }and$monkey}}"Monkey say"->Monkey::do'

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[shmem]: Discipulus: the <<>> operator is quite new, it is in perl5.24 for instance
[Discipulus]: ah! thanks shmem it works in strawberry 5.24
[shmem]: ah. Introduced in 5.22.0, see perl5220delta
[Discipulus]: if so the previous error is a bit misleading, anyway

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