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Fellow Monks,

I am stumped by the behaviour of file functions on a windows NT Server I am using. Basically, I can open a file for reading, but I cannot append to a file. I am using the absolute path in my open statement. I have also tried to use the binmode() function, to no avail. Thus my code looks something like:

$somestuff = "This is a new line for my data file"; $filename = "d:/foo/bar/myfile.dat"; open (DATA,">>$filename") || die("Cannot Open Database File"); binmode (DATA); print DATA $somestuff; close DATA;

This code dies and gives me my "Cannot open database file" error

I also tried to use the path d:\\foo\\bar\\myfile.dat

Does anymonk know what is the problem? Is it a permissions issue? Unfortunately, I am not the administrator of this server!

Thanks Monks...


In reply to Appending to Files on NT? by mr_dont

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