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Re: rename doesn't work on OSX?

by vitoco (Friar)
on Dec 10, 2009 at 11:59 UTC ( #812169=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to rename doesn't work on OSX?

File path is missing from parameters. Try:

my $dir = "kennel"; opendir(DIR,$dir) or die "Cannot read $dir\n"; while ($file = readdir(DIR)) { next unless $file =~ /cat/; my $newfile = $file; $newfile =~ s/cat/dog/; rename("$dir/$file", "$dir/$newfile") || print "Don't have permiss +ion to rename.\n"; } closedir(DIR);

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Re^2: rename doesn't work on OSX?
by mmfuller (Initiate) on Dec 10, 2009 at 15:14 UTC

    @vitoco and @ikegami -- the file path! Right! It's usually the simplest little things that trip me up!

    Thank you!!

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