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Re: globbing on remote network paths

by nimdokk (Vicar)
on Jun 19, 2007 at 16:07 UTC ( #622046=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to globbing on remote network paths

Is this supposed to be a UNC? a relative directory? You might take a look at using File::Spec to build your path to make sure that the directory seperators are correct. Something like
$path=File::Spec->catfile('//server','share','dir-1','*inst.tar.gz');
You might need to play around with this some to get it to work right. You might also want to chdir to the directory prior to running the glob.


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Re^2: globbing on remote network paths
by Anonymous Monk on Aug 22, 2007 at 04:06 UTC
    I had this same issue and changed glob to use the forward slash convention for directories (instead of the Windows back slash). ie my @files = glob( "\\\\server\\dir\\*" ) does not work my @files = glob ( "//server/dir/*" ) does work

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