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Re: Why I hate File::Find and how I (hope I) fixed it

by clemburg (Curate)
on Aug 30, 2001 at 21:46 UTC ( #109149=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why I hate File::Find and how I (hope I) fixed it

You can do better than just take fixed arguments:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use File::Find; sub make_wanted { my ($function, $get_argument_function) = @_; return sub { $function->($get_argument_function->()); } } sub delete_file_with_user_confirmation { my ($file_name, $user_input) = @_; if ($user_input =~ /yes/i) { unlink($file_name) or die "Error: no unlink for $file_name: $!"; } } sub get_user_input_for_file { # show full path to user print "Delete ", $File::Find::name, " (say 'yes' to delete)? "; my $user_input = <STDIN>; # but remember we chdir()ed into $File::Find::dir return $_, $user_input; } my @dirs = @ARGV ? @ARGV : ("."); find(make_wanted(\&delete_file_with_user_confirmation, \&get_user_input_for_file), @dirs);

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[marto]: more so than the previous show I saw
[Corion]: marto: Well, I think they go a tour every two years and I think it's hard to even get a connection with the crowd at a 20k people concert... But maybe after this time I'll stop too ;)
[Corion]: I still have to see the Pet Shop Boys live before they stop touring at all
[marto]: yeah, I think that as a group creatively they're done. I can understand how it'd be hard to stop the process, album/tour, album/tour, if that's pretty much all you've ever done :)
[marto]: Corion yes I saw them Pandemonium_Tour
[Corion]: marto: Yeah, and I doubt that they'll ever get back to something like Violator/Songs of Faith and Devotion - it would either alienate their "regular" crowd, or be "too much Violator" ;)
LanX needs to see Freddy Mercury'
[Corion]: marto: Yeah, I have that on DVD even, and I missed them last year because I was in London at the time ironically ;)
[marto]: put me in the mood to listen to this now :)
[Corion]: LanX: Well, grab a shovel :)

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