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recursive directory listing

recursive directory listing

recursive directory listing

How can I do a recursive directory listing for a directory on my windows machine.

I have this directory called stuff, and under stuff I have a bunch of other stuff, folders and files.  I want to be able to go inside the top directory stuff, and list all the other stuff under it recursively, until there aren't anymore stuff to list.  How do i get started.

Do I have to use the opendir function or can I use something else, that's more effective and more efficient?

RE: recursive directory listing

Didn't you just ask this question last week?  Why not continue that thread?


Tom Anderson
CEO, Order amid Chaos, Inc.

RE: recursive directory listing

I can't find it...

RE: recursive directory listing

gee thanks...  I haven't been on for a while been in the sick bed for a while.  Im better now and am continuing my projects Im working on.  Thanks again...

RE: recursive directory listing

Try this:
print `dir /S/B/AD`;

RE: recursive directory listing

what does /S/B/AD do?

RE: recursive directory listing

dir is a DOS command.  /s enters subdirectories.  Type dir /? for more info about the switches.

I wouldn't suggest using a DOS command for this problem.  Better to use Perl's functions.  Have you tried the solutions proposed in your earlier thread?  If so, why were they not satisfactory?


Tom Anderson
CEO, Order amid Chaos, Inc.

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