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See there's the problem stat didn't have a lot of meaning to me, BUT now it does. Thank you.
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Re: Re: Re: I can't find anything
by nevyn (Monk) on Nov 07, 2003 at 10:14 UTC
    See there's the problem stat didn't have a lot of meaning to me, BUT now it does. Thank you.

    The root of this problem is that there is only one semi portable OS programming interface, and win32 isn't it. If you only have minor knowledge of POSIX then looking for a stat/fstat call would be the first thing you'd think of doing (or even if you didn't know that then you'd probably know to search for "modification time"). IMO, many perl things (from glob to open()) make more sense from a POSIX POV.

    Alas, I'm not really sure how you can solve that. Maybe a learn POSIX in 5 minutes type book would help.

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