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File::Spec::Cygwin

Section: Perl Programmers Reference Guide (3)
Updated: 2001-09-21
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NAME

File::Spec::Cygwin - methods for Cygwin file specs  

SYNOPSIS

 require File::Spec::Cygwin; # Done internally by File::Spec if needed

 

DESCRIPTION

See File::Spec and File::Spec::Unix. This package overrides the implementation of these methods, not the semantics.

This module is still in beta. Cygwin-knowledgeable folks are invited to offer patches and suggestions.

canonpath
Any "\" (backslashes) are converted to "/" (forward slashes), and then File::Spec::Unix canonpath() is called on the result.
file_name_is_absolute
True is returned if the file name begins with "drive_letter:", and if not, File::Spec::Unix file_name_is_absolute() is called.
tmpdir (override)
Returns a string representation of the first existing directory from the following list:

    $ENV{TMPDIR}
    /tmp
    C:/temp

Since Perl 5.8.0, if running under taint mode, and if the environment variables are tainted, they are not used.

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2004 by the Perl 5 Porters. All rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.


 

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