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Re: Re: Is readdir ever deterministic?

by merlyn (Sage)
on Sep 18, 2001 at 01:25 UTC ( #112972=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Is readdir ever deterministic?
in thread Is readdir ever deterministic?

Well, being truly defensive, you should have written:
foreach my $file ( grep { !/\A\.{1,2}\z/ } readdir DIR ) { munge($file); }
Or else the day someone creates a file named dot-newline or dotdot-newline, you'll be very angry.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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[atcroft]: Lady_Aleena: I found the L<name|section> syntax, which describes linking to a perl manual page, and L<text|url> to link to a web page. The reason I asked was because I was on search.cpan.org looking at a module,
[atcroft]: and it referred to several other modules, but the links went to metacpan.org. I found that a bit of a surprise, and it got me wondering if there was a "standard" way to link to other modules in the documentation on CPAN.
[Lady_Aleena]: atcroft. maybe look at raw PODs. There is also L<foo|http://foo. com> and some might be linking directly to meta::cpan.
[Lady_Aleena]: Oops, didn't read the L<text|url> right.

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