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Re: How do I skip reading files with missing data?

by vinoth.ree (Monsignor)
on Nov 19, 2015 at 18:29 UTC ( #1148141=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How do I skip reading files further with missing data?

Use the directory functions: opendir, closedir and readdir.

opendir DIR, $dir or die "cannot open dir $dir: $!"; my @filenames= readdir DIR; closedir DIR;
This will read the list of file names into the @filenames array.

You can use the scalar Range Operators

open my $fh, "<", $file or die $!; while (<$fh>) { print if /+=======+=======+============+============+============+ +/ .. /+-------+-------+------------+------------+------------+/; }

use flag like below,

foreach my $file (@filenames) my $filepath = "/FILEPATH/$file"; open my $fh, "<",$filepath or die("could not open log file: $!"); my $in = 0; while(<$fh>) { $in = 1 if /+=======+=======+============+============+=========== +=+/; print if($in); $in = 0 if /+-------+-------+------------+------------+----------- +-+/; }
Note: Not Tested

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