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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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