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Re^2: Recursive directories

by McA (Curate)
on Apr 02, 2014 at 14:22 UTC ( #1080784=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Recursive directories
in thread Recursive directories

Sorry, but I think you missed something:

a) You must NOT use File::Path->make_path if you don't want to create directories named 'File::Path'. You can use

use File::Path qw(make_path); make_path($dir);

or

use File::Path; File::Path::make_path($dir);

b) I can't see the reason for your chdir-problem from the three lines of code given. So you missed to provide some further context. At least you have to explain what you expected and what you got.

Regards
McA


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Re^3: Recursive directories
by rustic (Scribe) on Apr 02, 2014 at 14:57 UTC
    I wouldn't still agree on the point a) I can run it the way I have written it without having created any "File::Path" directory. Something like that will work without problem:
    for (@list) { File::Path->make_path($path); }
    The problem strikes when I have to chdir into that directory to do something there, like create a file but that's not even necessary. This piece of code creates me the mentioned "File::Path" subdirectory compared to the above :
    for (@list) { File::Path->make_path($path); chdir $path or die "Cannot chdir: $!"; }

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