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Re: Read Perl files inside a directory and its subfolders

by 2teez (Priest)
on May 03, 2013 at 16:00 UTC ( #1031919=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Read Perl files inside a directory and its subfolders

Hi Anonymous Monk,
Has previously mentioned, it is a lot better to use modules like File::Find or File::Find::Rule and the likes to do what you wanted, than "re-invent", while there is no improvement to it.
However, if you must do that with opendir then something like this can help:

use warnings; use strict; scandir( $ARGV[0] ); ## where to look from CLI sub scandir { my ($file) = @_; if ( -d $file ) { print $file,$/; ## print directory name opendir my $dh, $file or die "can't open directory: $!"; while ( readdir($dh) ) { chomp; next if $_ eq '.' or $_ eq '..'; print "\t", $_, $/ if /\.pl$/; ## print *.pl files scandir("$file/$_"); ## check sub-directory... } } }
Moreover, this has been done in perlmonks, times and again, so search is your friend. Please use it.
Hope this helps.

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