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Re: another directory question

by jrsmith (Pilgrim)
on Apr 28, 2000 at 17:39 UTC ( #9579=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to another directory question

nevermind i found out what is wrong... -d was testing just the directory name specified by $i when i should have included the path in that like e:/$i or $path$i. thanx anyway :)

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RE: Re: another directory question
by BBQ (Deacon) on May 01, 2000 at 12:19 UTC
    Depeding on how long you intend to spend doing stuff in each directory, it might be a good idea to do a chdir into that directory. This would avoid running into problems like the one you just had.

    This is one of those philosofical issues, like what's best:
    • relative links
    • absolute urls
    Each person has a particular way of doing things, but I just tend to think its a matter of what makes things clearer. In your case, it could be:
    if (-f "$path/$leaf") { } # or simply chdir($path) || warn(); if (-d $leaf) { }

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