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Re: rename files

by srdst13 (Pilgrim)
on Aug 08, 2005 at 13:34 UTC ( #481872=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to rename files

Try:

rename("$number.gif","$numbers_replace.GIF")

Note the quotes. Does that do it?

Sean


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Re^2: rename files
by Anonymous Monk on Aug 08, 2005 at 13:40 UTC
    i also tried that with no success
Re^2: rename files
by Fletch (Chancellor) on Aug 08, 2005 at 13:48 UTC

    Probably not since, aside from not checking the return status from rename, the pathnames still aren't being adjusted relative to the base directory they passed opendir.

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      The proof of this (probably accurate) issue could also be being hidden if '/temp_gif' is not a valid mountpoint -- it seems rather plausible, though not yet proven, that './temp_gif' is what was wanted.

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        Erm, since they actually did remember to put error checking on the opendir call that would catch that case.

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