Manipulating directories

Working with directories is similar to working with files, except that we can’t write to directories.

Open a directory

Open a directory handle with the opendir built-in:

opendir my $dirh, '/home/monkeytamer/tasks/';

Read from a directory

The readdir built-in reads from a directory. As with readline, you may iterate over the contents of directories one entry at a time or you may assign everything to an array in one swoop:

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