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NAME

perlglob.bat - a more capable perlglob.exe replacement

SYNOPSIS

    @perlfiles = glob  "..\\pe?l/*.p?";
    print <..\\pe?l/*.p?>;

    # more efficient version
    > perl -MFile::DosGlob=glob -e "print <../pe?l/*.p?>"

DESCRIPTION

This file is a portable replacement for perlglob.exe. It is largely compatible with perlglob.exe (the Microsoft setargv.obj version) in all but one respect--it understands wildcards in directory components.

It prints null-separated filenames to standard output.

For details of the globbing features implemented, see File::DosGlob.

While one may replace perlglob.exe with this, usage by overriding CORE::glob with File::DosGlob::glob should be much more efficient, because it avoids launching a separate process, and is therefore strongly recommended. See perlsub for details of overriding builtins.

AUTHOR

Gurusamy Sarathy <gsar@activestate.com>

SEE ALSO

perl

File::DosGlob




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