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Re: Phantom directories created using mkdir

by OM_Zen (Scribe)
on Feb 19, 2003 at 16:39 UTC ( #236702=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Phantom directories created using mkdir

Hi ,

The $scalar , is it defined using a my (should be) you should use like

if ($scalar ne ""){ $dir_name = "/path/$scalar"; mkdir $dir_name, 0777 unless -d $dir_name; }else{ # print " the error and exit $! \n"; }

As I have only this part of your total post , I guess you are checking for the definition rather than the value of the scalar variable

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Re: Re: Phantom directories created using mkdir
by jonnyfolk (Vicar) on Feb 19, 2003 at 17:08 UTC
    Yes, absolutely. I can see that what you are suggesting is better than what I had and will incorporate it. thanks for your help.

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