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on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
this is a bit cleaner. open(FH, "//server/path/to/file") or die $!; print while(<FH>); close (FH); for a bit of an explanation: Perl sees the \ as a meta escape in " strings. so "\\server\path\to\file" becomes "serverpathtofile" there are the solutions: double slashes: "\\\\server\\path\\to\\file" unix path symantics: "//server/path/to/file" this works because perl understands both even on NT ' quoted string '\\server\path\to\file' this works because single quoted strings ignore meta chars. Hope this helped. -wyn

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in thread netBEUI win32 CGI and other stuff by daemonchild

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