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Re: why would opendir fail?

by redcloud (Parson)
on Apr 28, 2001 at 17:48 UTC ( #76371=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to why would opendir fail?

I don't know how you're parsing your conf file, but I'd check to make sure that $Path->{'real'} doesn't include a trailing newline.

As a practice, when I'm printing out variables when debuging, I'll print delimiters around the variable to make this easy to see. For example, in this case something like print "|", $Path->{'real'}, "|\n";. If the second | ends up a line by itself, the problem is clear. (And chomp is your friend).

That may not be what the problem is in your case, but it's worth checking.

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Re: Re: why would opendir fail?
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 28, 2001 at 19:43 UTC
    Bingo! (Almost) It turned out to be a preceding space. Thanks for putting the bug in my head!

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