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Re^4: If I had a Free Two Months...

by diotalevi (Canon)
on Jun 22, 2005 at 17:17 UTC ( #469100=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: If I had a Free Two Months...
in thread If I had a Free Two Months...

Oh oh. Here's the same non-buggy version that does invoke the shell. To fix the bug in your code, you'll need to follow symlinks and whenever considering entering a directory, decide whether you've been there before. Symlinks will cause your existing code to enter infinite loops and to run the command on some things more than once.

#!perl -w use strict; use File::Find; my ( $start_dir, $command ) = @ARGV; find( sub { system $command if -d }, $start_dir );

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Re^5: If I had a Free Two Months...
by samizdat (Vicar) on Jun 23, 2005 at 16:51 UTC
    See? Thanks to PM, I know have my whole 2 months back. Awesome, diotalevi, and also kudos to those who've pointed out how to use *NIX find! :D

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