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Old 05-18-2005, 09:24 PM   #1
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Exclamation HELP: PERL script to retrieve file listing


I am trying to write a portion of a perl script where I want to output the file listing of a directory, but only outputting files and not showing directories. Is this possible to do in PERL? If it helps, I am also using Perl's NET::FTP class.

Thanks in advance,

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If you want just to see regular files, try :


my $dir = '/etc';

opendir MYDIR, $dir or
    die "Can't open $dir: $!";

while( my $file = readdir(MYDIR) ) {
    next if not -f "$dir/$file";
    print "filename: $file\n";
    print "full path: $dir/$file\n\n";

closedir MYDIR;
I use the -f test to check if the file is a regular file
Old 05-19-2005, 09:19 AM   #3
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Thanks alot keefaz, It worked great.



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