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Re: GLOB function

by taint (Chaplain)
on Jun 19, 2018 at 16:28 UTC ( #1216952=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to GLOB function

I see others have already addressed your question well. My first thought was, when I read your question was mtime
Mtime prints the name and modification time (in seconds since the epoch) of each of the files.
Seemed the fastest/easiest way to "stat" the file(s) you're interested in. So I performed a search on CPAN, and found File::Find::Age, and newest-mtime. Either one of which would probably serve you well. I think using this approach may make coding your solution easier, and should also improve the speed for the results, as drilling down a filesystem hierarchy will be the bottleneck.



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