in reply to Need to change directory string.

"..Is there easier way to put this?.."

Another way is to use canonpath method from File::Spec like so:

use strict; use warnings; use File::Spec qw(canonpath); my $dir_str = "test/home/players/demo//thumbs/super.jpg"; print File::Spec->canonpath($dir_str);

No physical check on the filesystem, but a logical cleanup of a path.

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