Directory munging [was: Re: Three snippets]

Eden Li at
Mon May 7 00:43:08 CDT 2001

I was yelled at by Tom C. about this, and Tom C. is _very, very_ easy
to bother :)

Forgive my misleading benchmark.  I did not know about Perl's
optimizations...  But I still do not think it is a performance issue

Anyway, I hope this little extra traffic put some blood into the mailing
list software's atrophied muscles :)


(C stands for Christansen :)

From: "Tim Ayers" <tayers at>
>   It really doesn't bother me if people want to use grep or map in a
>   void context.  It didn't bother me before there was a for modifier,
>   and now that there is one, it still doesn't bother me.  I'm just not
>   very easy to bother.  
>     -- Larry Wall in <199911012346.PAA25557 at>

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