in reply to Use File::Find and stat - Re: maintain control over very many files
in thread maintain control over very many files

_IF_ you want to do such, you will have to remember of each file, what the last modifytime was - where are you going to store this?

The trick is (that is _IF_ you _REALLY_ want this) to touch a .time file (or some other hidden file) when your done with that dir, and then process the next. This way all newer then .time is newer... (if . is <= .time you don't even have to look in that dir...)

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