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Re: Win32 File Creation Weirdness, ActivePerl 5.8.8

by imrags (Monk)
on Jul 07, 2009 at 09:11 UTC ( #777817=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Win32 File Creation Weirdness, ActivePerl 5.8.8

The > operator is redirecting the output to file "id".
Converting => operator to a letter/word like "and" prints the output without printing the ID
I'm getting the result without any ID... This will give u a result sans id
perl -e "for (glob '*') { ($id) = /\d+$/ || /^\d+/; print \"$_\n\"; }"
You can also try this
UPDATED CODE(thanks to cdarke):
perl -e "while (<*>){print $_.\"\n\";}"
Same result

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Re^2: Win32 File Creation Weirdness, ActivePerl 5.8.8
by cdarke (Prior) on Jul 07, 2009 at 09:17 UTC
    Except that <*.*> expects the filename to include a dot. It won't pickup directory names (which generally do not contain a dot) or filenames like README.

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