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global dirCnt # Declare these variables as global so they
global fileCnt # can be used in the main code.
# Read recursively through the top, counting directories and files, totaling the
# file space used and printing the directory or file name to stdout.
for (root, dirs, files) in walkdir(topDir) # walkdir function returns tuples
for dir in dirs # Count directories i
aDir = joinpath(root, dir) # Create fule path name--same as "root * '/' * dir"
dirCnt += 1
println("Directory # ", dirCnt, " = ", aDir)
for file in files # Count files and total file sizes.
if ((file == ".") || (file == ".."))
if (endswith(file, ".md")) # Select only files with a suffix of "".md"
fileCnt += 1
fn = joinpath(root,file)
sz = stat(fn).size # Get file permissions and file size
totalSize += sz
println("File # ", fileCnt, " = ", fn, ", size = ", sz)
# Main processing in this module
dirCnt = 0
fileCnt = 0
totalSize = 0
subDir = ".julia"
println("Starting directory processing")
println("Directories = ", dirCnt, ", Files = ", fileCnt, ", Total size = ", totalSize)
IMHO, needing to keep your statement confined to a single line gives me more of a 1970's feel, than anything elegant. I don't feel like a lack of semicolons is a help, and it's one of the things I like least about Python.