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Re^3: deleting a file in perl

by 2teez (Vicar)
on Apr 02, 2013 at 07:28 UTC ( #1026604=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: deleting a file in perl
in thread deleting a file in perl

The script shown in my previous post, should work.
Usage: perl <directory_name>
Where is your Perl script, directory_name the directory you which to go through, checking which file to delete, after you have been shown the name of the file, if you want to delete the file you answer y, if not just press ENTER.

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Re^4: deleting a file in perl
by keralaqueen234 (Initiate) on Apr 02, 2013 at 07:51 UTC

    yes that works .. but in my folder xyz , i have files with names currentlog.log,currentlog123.log,currentlog233.log,detail.txt,see.txt .... i need to delete only the files which has the name pattern of 'currentlog'. other files including currentlog.log need to be do i find the patern of filenames ?

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