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Re: Re: An alternative to File::Find

by graff (Chancellor)
on Jan 30, 2004 at 06:41 UTC ( #325153=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: An alternative to File::Find
in thread An alternative to File::Find

Right -- that's nice. It would get rid of the "chomp $dir;", and ... um ... AH! It took me a while to get your point: Sometimes, one or more characters within a file name happens to be "\n"! (When this happens it's truly evil, but I know it does happen.) Thanks!

update: For some reason, the "/usr/bin/find" that comes with solaris 8 does not support the "-print0" flag -- need the GNU version to do that. Oh well.

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Re: Re: Re: An alternative to File::Find
by etcshadow (Priest) on Jan 30, 2004 at 06:44 UTC
    Exactly... but you still shouldn't get rid of the chomp... the chomp will just take off the "\0" (chomp removes a trailing $/, even if $/ is set to something other than "\n").
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