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How can I make File::Find skip over dirs to which I don't have permission?

by 23skiddoo (Sexton)
on Aug 31, 2000 at 01:49 UTC ( #30419=categorized question: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Contributed by 23skiddoo on Aug 31, 2000 at 01:49 UTC
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I am using File::Find to recursively search a set of directories, but I want to suppress errors--such as when I don't have permission to chdir() to a particular directory. By the time I'm processing the files/dirs with the subroutine, it's too late to test them.

Or do I need to roll my own?


Answer: How can I make File::Find skip over dirs to which I don't have permission?
contributed by fundflow

Did you try -r -x ?

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