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Re^7: dir handle

by RichardK (Priest)
on May 27, 2014 at 12:25 UTC ( #1087523=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: dir handle
in thread dir handle

If you just want a list of the files in a directory then it's easier to just use glob

Also note that the files in a directory are not ordered, so any list will be in a random order unless you sort it.

Your code could then look something like this :-

use File::Basename; my @files = glob('/path/to/files/*'); foreach my $file (@files) { my $name = basename($file); if (! -x "/new_path/$name") { # copy file here } }

Have a look at the help for File::Basename or better yet File::Spec for functions to safely handle paths & filenames


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