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RE: Re: Getting a List of Files Via Glob

by Zoogie (Curate)
on May 30, 2000 at 21:14 UTC ( #15448=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Getting a List of Files Via Glob
in thread Getting a List of Files Via Glob

I considered this, but I'd have to return the original working directory at the sub, since other subs assume that the working dir hasn't changed.

I suppose I could save the original working dir with
$prevdir = `pwd`;
But executing the shell command doesn't seem like it would be much more efficient than mapping the directory name on to each glob and then chopping it off...

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RE: RE: Re: Getting a List of Files Via Glob
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Jun 25, 2000 at 05:41 UTC
    Use Cwd. It's a standard module.
    use Cwd; my $dir = cwd(); chdir $otherdir; # do something chdir $dir;

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