[Chicago-talk] Wildcarding files on readdir

Andy Lester andy at petdance.com
Mon Jul 24 20:57:02 PDT 2006

On Jul 24, 2006, at 8:49 PM, Jim Jacobus wrote:

> I'm trying to figure out how to create a string that will enable me
> to read selective files in a directory with a wildcard. In other
> words I'm trying to do a function line "dir *0.jpg" (which would get
> all jpg files that end in zero). Closest I've got is:

It handles it for you automatically.

my @files = <*0.jpg>;

or, to avoid using the angle operators,

my @files = glob( "*0.jpg" );


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