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Re: deleting a file

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 05, 2001 at 09:25 UTC ( #85703=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
       open FH ">foo.txt";
       print FH "blah"
       close FH1;
       unlink "foo.txt"; # `DELETE FOO.TXT;2`
       if ($^O eq 'VMS') { unlink "foo.txt" } # `DELETE FOO.TXT;1`
  2. or download this
       1 while unlink $filename;

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[tye]: Then there is a more persistent big of data similar to getlogin(). I don't believe even daemonizing drops it. So you can tell services that were started at boot time from those started by a person.
[tye]: I'll have to look into that later. getlogin() suites my current needs.

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