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Re^5: remove directory in perl

by thunders (Priest)
on May 20, 2009 at 16:06 UTC ( #765272=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: remove directory in perl
in thread remove directory in perl

That's true, for the specific case I gave -M is simpler. The only thing to note is that -M doesn't use time(). It uses script start time. So in a long running process it may not be what you want:

$ perl -e ' print -M "/usr/bin","\n"; sleep(120); print -M "/usr/bin", +"\n"' 5.9218287037037 5.9218287037037

Thanks, I didn't realize I was responding to a question that has already been thoroughly answered.

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