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Re^3: Entry widget not accepting /

by kcott (Chancellor)
on Oct 06, 2012 at 01:51 UTC ( #997561=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Entry widget not accepting /
in thread Entry widget not accepting /

G'day ghosh123,

The Entry widget is accepting a forward slash (/)!

I added an additional print statement to sub buildPath {...}:

sub buildPath { my $path = shift; print "buildPath : BEFORE canonpath: $path :\n" ; $path = File::Spec->canonpath($path); print "buildPath : After canonpath: $path :\n" ; ...

The output before and after canonpath() is:

... buildPath : BEFORE canonpath: /home/ghoshabh/ : buildPath : After canonpath: /home/ghoshabh : ...

Here's a workaround which I've successfully tested:

sub buildPath { my $path = shift; my $trailing = $path =~ /\/$/ ? '/' : ''; ... return $path . $trailing; }

-- Ken

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[ambrus]: Corion: exactly. by pre-forking you avoid that, because you spawn processes from a smaller process that never uses threads and is kept only to spawn things
[ambrus]: (and to wait for the spawned stuff)

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