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Re: [MacPerl] Finding files on disk

On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Robert Pollard wrote:

> Let's say, hypothetically, if a person wants to find a particular file
> or folder (folder in this case), would one use a module or a a toolbox
> routine to do such a task?  I have researched this and can't find a
> suitable way short of loading every directory/file into an array or a
> file and doing a search on one or the other.
As far as the second part goes, this is how everything (modules, OS's,
toolbox routines) finds a file or folder - they search everything until
they find it. I'm referring to an arbitrary file or folder here - one that
has no special significance. Ultimately there are no shortcuts. :-)


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