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Posted by kitwalker2886 (kitwalker2886), 9 May 2007
if i want to make a list of all the files in a particular directory..
   @filelist=<*>;  gave me a list of all the files the current directory..
  but a code lik
  gave errors.. i m using perl in a windows environment.
  i guess i m makin a mistake in the way i m givin the path. can anyone tell me wat??

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 9 May 2007
In Perl, the file extension operator <..> operator treats the string within if it contains a * or ? as a double quoted string for expansion into a series of symbol (file) names.   And because it treats it as a double quoted string, you need to \ protect any \ characters - i.e. double them up.   Try:


(Note - without wild cards, the <...> operator means "read from" .... something totally different and does NOT apply in your example)

Posted by kitwalker2886 (kitwalker2886), 9 May 2007
thanks a lot mate..

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