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Re^2: How to tell if a Directory is Empty

by ciderpunx (Vicar)
on Nov 11, 2011 at 23:38 UTC ( [id://937693]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How to tell if a Directory is Empty
in thread How to tell if a Directory is Empty

return $count - 2; #maybe not the best way of removing . and . +.
Perhaps use grep for that?
sub isEmpty3 { return undef unless -d $_[0]; opendir my $dh, $_[0] or die $!; my $count = grep { ! /^\.{1,2}/ } readdir $dh; # strips out . and +.. return $count; }


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