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Re: Improve perlfaq5: How can I translate tildes (~) in a filename?

by halley (Prior)
on Jun 10, 2008 at 18:47 UTC ( #691304=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    On systems which follow Unix shell conventions, a user may
    supply a pathname with the tilde (~) character to refer to
    ...
    built-in <c>getpwnam()</c> function and <c>%ENV</c> hash
    are the best places to refer, or use the newer globbing
    features that support them automatically.
    

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