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File::Spec::Functions

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

File::Spec::Functions - portably perform operations on file names  

SYNOPSIS

        use File::Spec::Functions;
        $x = catfile('a','b');

 

DESCRIPTION

This module exports convenience functions for all of the class methods provided by File::Spec.

For a reference of available functions, please consult File::Spec::Unix, which contains the entire set, and which is inherited by the modules for other platforms. For further information, please see File::Spec::Mac, File::Spec::OS2, File::Spec::Win32, or File::Spec::VMS.  

Exports

The following functions are exported by default.

        canonpath
        catdir
        catfile
        curdir
        rootdir
        updir
        no_upwards
        file_name_is_absolute
        path

The following functions are exported only by request.

        devnull
        tmpdir
        splitpath
        splitdir
        catpath
        abs2rel
        rel2abs
        case_tolerant

All the functions may be imported using the ":ALL" tag.  

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.  

SEE ALSO

File::Spec, File::Spec::Unix, File::Spec::Mac, File::Spec::OS2, File::Spec::Win32, File::Spec::VMS, ExtUtils::MakeMaker


 

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