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Re: mkdir on NT

by diskcrash (Hermit)
on Mar 28, 2001 at 00:29 UTC ( #67625=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to mkdir on NT

I use the following syntax on NT 4.0 SP6a with no problems. $outdir is a preamble, fixed path and $fname is a new subdir.


I agree, check for the error, as above.


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Re: Re: mkdir on NT
by fmogavero (Monk) on Mar 28, 2001 at 19:29 UTC
    Today it behaves differently. Now it is only allowing me to create one directory with no subdirectories under it. All of the following work:
    $diss = "\\bleen\\"; mkdir $diss,0777 or die "can't make dir: $!"; $diss = "\\bleen\\"; mkdir "$diss",0777 or die "can't make dir: $!"; $diss = "\\bleen\\"; mkdir ($diss,0777) or die "can't make dir: $!"; $diss = "\\bleen\\"; mkdir ("$diss",0777) or die "can't make dir: $!";
    If I extend my directory structure, it fails. For example
    $diss = "\\bleen\\duh\\";
    I know that there is more than one way to do it. I usually go the least terse route. I could test for the directory and create it if it doesn't exist. Then I could change into the directory and test for the sub directory and create it if it doesn't exist, but that seems like the long way home to me.

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