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Re: Why does File::Find chdir?

by IlyaM (Parson)
on Jul 13, 2004 at 13:30 UTC ( #373975=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why does File::Find chdir?

I'm just guessing but I highly suspect that chdir by default is there for hysterical reasons. Perl distro contains a script find2perl which can convert find command lines to equivalent Perl code. Generated perl uses File::Find. As this code should emulate find's behaviour File::Find has to do chdir.

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