[tpm] Glob problem

Liam R E Quin liam at holoweb.net
Tue Oct 27 11:20:04 PDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 13:48 -0400, Uri Guttman wrote:

> 	my ($file_name) = read_dir_prefix qr/${job_no}XX-.*\.txt/, $from_dir ;

Maybe this should be called,
pathnames_from_dir_matching $dir, $pattern
since the "prefix" is really the path (relative or full),
and then people could understand the code without having
to read the documentation (something I consider an
important principle but that's not universally
agreed upon, a sort of locality principle)



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