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Re: how to know if a path exists or not

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Oct 11, 2012 at 15:13 UTC ( #998474=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to how to know if a path exists or not

File test operations are cataloged in -X. In particular, -e will tell you if something exists at that path, and -f and -d will test if a given string corresponds to a file and a directory respectively.

#11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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Re^2: how to know if a path exists or not
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 11, 2012 at 15:17 UTC

    I would try to open the path and see if it exists or not

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