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Re^6: DBD::CSV::prepare() problems

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 27, 2012 at 00:34 UTC ( #989895=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: DBD::CSV::prepare() problems
in thread DBD::CSV::prepare() problems

Nonsense! Not every OS uses the forward slash (/) as path separator.

So what, the OP doesn't have one of those

On a classic, non-X MacOS, you will fail miserably because MacOS uses single colons (:).

No you won't, you'll get a nice error message, and then you cheerfully fix it -- or it will cheerfully work and you'll get a file with slashes in the name -- no misery anywhere

Same game, different rules with VMS ...

Same ol' same ol'

File::Spec is not perfect, but it still is better than simply using the forward slash everywhere.

File::Spec is great, Path::Class is better, but using forward slashes on unix/linux/windows will work 99% of the time

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