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Perhaps I was thinking of some module other than File::Recurse. Darn.

How would it transfer to the user's code if it didn't callback?
Iterators, of course.

For any readers who aren't familiar with the concept: I find bikeNomad's question similar to "But how can we let the user run a section of code once for each line of an input file without requiring them to write callbacks?"

Perl is full of iterators. File globbing, line reading, regex matching, and iterating over an array or other list are all common examples of things that are often done in Perl using interators. And this is because callbacks suck. (:

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

In reply to (tye)Re2: File::Find bummers on an NFS volume. by tye
in thread File::Find bummers on an NFS volume. by petdance

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