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Re: write/read to remote machine

by roboticus (Chancellor)
on Jul 27, 2010 at 21:54 UTC ( #851618=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to write/read to remote machine

hari9:

Hmmm ... interpolation and backslashes are giving you a different directory than you're wanting. Use forward slashes instead of backslashes, use single quotes, or double your backslashes. Also, $\ is a special variable, so using single quotes would prevent that from interpolating.

...roboticus

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Re^2: write/read to remote machine
by hari9 (Sexton) on Jul 28, 2010 at 19:44 UTC

    I tried putting the path in single quotes and it worked as I expected in windows machine.(removed the ip address of the local machine in that case.), still didnt work.

    Thanks for your reply

      Did you double-up on the backslashes? The single quotes prevents $\ from interpolating, but '\\' still converts to '\':

      Roboticus@Roboticus-PC ~ $ cat interp.pl #!/usr/bin/perl print '\\10.64.30.27\C$\Users\hari9', "\n"; print '\\\\10.64.30.27\\C$\\Users\\hari9', "\n"; Roboticus@Roboticus-PC ~ $ perl interp.pl \10.64.30.27\C$\Users\hari9 \\10.64.30.27\C$\Users\hari9

      ...roboticus

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