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Re: File::Find (was: something else)

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From:
Chris Nandor
Date:
February 27, 2001 20:15
Subject:
Re: File::Find (was: something else)
Message ID:
p05010401b6c22abdc57d@[10.0.1.177]
At 23:07 -0500 2001.02.27, Chris Nandor wrote:
>At 20:34 -0500 2001.02.27, Chris Nandor wrote:
>>Assuming this is 5.6.1, I'd not be surprised at all to see bugs in
>>File::Find.  Maybe I will look into that module tonight.
>
>Ugh.  I looked at File::Find weeks ago, and it was so traumatic an
>experience that I put it out of my mind.  It's been totally rewritten, and
>in a very unportable manner.  Lots of substr()'s and rindex()'s instead of
>regexes, presumably for speed, but it makes it impossible to port, as-is.
>
>Does anyone have any guidance here?  I am tempted at the moment to just use
>the File::Find from 5.005, which is far more portable.  Can someone who
>knows -- perhaps the person(s) who rewrote File::Find -- help out here, a
>bit?  In order to make this portable, it's going to have to be
>substantially rewritten (again).

Here is something from the archives.

  http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/1999-12/msg00133.html

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