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Re: unlink fails to delete files with perculiar names

by Eliya (Vicar)
on Nov 22, 2011 at 08:58 UTC ( #939392=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to unlink fails to delete files with perculiar names

my($no) = unlink $targ || carp "Unable to delete file $targ\n";

This doesn't explain your deletion problem, but you most likely meant

my $no = unlink $targ or carp "Unable to delete file $targ\n";

As you have it, the carp would only ever fire if $targ is false (e.g. ""), but not when the unlink failed.

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