On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Scott Ellsworth wrote:

> #!/usr/bin/env ruby
> require 'find'
> def procpath(f)
>   if File.file?(f) then
>      if File.fnmatch("*.m4a",f) then
>         found = false
>         data = IO.read(f, 65536*8)
>         re = /[[:alnum:]_., ]{9,}/
>         data.scan(re) do |string|
>            if (string =~ /QuickTime/) then
>               filename = File.basename(f)
>               dirname = File.dirname(f)
> #               puts "#{string}   #{dirname}"
>              puts "#{string}   #{dirname}  #{filename}"
>               found = true
>               break
>            end
>         end
>         if (!found) then
>            puts "Unknown  #{f}"
>         end
>      end
>   elsif File.directory?(f) && !File.fnmatch(".", f) &&
> !File.fnmatch("..", f) then
>      Dir.foreach(f) { |subf| procpath(subf) }

Why are you recursing here? Find.find does this stuff for you!

>   end
> end
>
> Find.find("/Users/work/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/") do |f|
>   procpath(f)
> end


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