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I want to implement a Perl Program that takes a directory path, ex (d:\programs) as an INPUT and this directory could have multiple files for this program let’s say 5 files (doc1, doc2, doc3, doc4, and doc5). This program should print the average time to open and read all these five files into OUTPUT. How can I read the files in blocks of 64 KB?
Oct 14 '10 #1
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numberwhun
3,509 Recognized Expert Moderator Specialist
Please post the code that you have tried thus far and we will guide you to learning how to do this.

Regards,

Jeff
Oct 14 '10 #2
bluewavessurf
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  1. opendir MYDIR, "c:\data";
  2. @contents = readdir MYDIR;
  3. closedir MYDIR;
  4.  
  5. foreach $listitem ( @contents )
  6. {
  7.   print $listitem;
  8. }
But I am not sure if I am going correct way and kind of lost
Oct 14 '10 #3
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  1. opendir(DIR,"c:/data") or die "Error: $!";
  2. @files = readdir(DIR);
  3. closedir(DIR);
  4.  
  5. foreach $file (@files) {
  6.    print $file;
  7. }
  8.  
Oct 16 '10 #4
RonB
589 Recognized Expert Moderator Contributor
How can I read the files in blocks of 64 KB?
See:
perldoc -f sysopen
perldoc -f sysread
Oct 18 '10 #5

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