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Getting full path from Find::File

Getting full path from Find::File

Getting full path from Find::File


This is a simplified version of a script to list all the files on a webserver, it works ok but it would be easier if I could print the full path of each file rather than just the file's name.
I have read through the Docs of File::Find and they don't appear to cover what I require.

Is it possible to get the path for each file or am I barking up the wrong tree?
I could write a long winded script to perform this task but you guys seem to manage tasks like this with a couple of lines of code.


use File::Find qw(find);

my $path = abs_path $ARGV[0];
find( \&search_all_folder, $path );

sub search_all_folder {
	chomp $_;
	return if $_ eq '.' or $_ eq '..';
	read_files($_) if (-f);

sub read_files {
	my ($filename) = @_;
	open (LOG, "<$filename") || print "No $filename";
	my @AllData = <LOG>;
	close (LOG);
	foreach $part (@AllData){
		print "<span style='color:#ff0000;'>$filename</span><br>$part<br><br>";


RE: Getting full path from Find::File


They mention $File::Find::dir, which works for me like this :

CODE --> Perl

sub search_all_folder {
    print "Just found file '$_' in directory '$File::Find::dir'\n";


RE: Getting full path from Find::File

Thanks Feherke
I hadn't realised you could call that after the event - I thought it was for specifying a specific dir to search.


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