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Re: [vox-tech] perl question: how to detect operating system?
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Re: [vox-tech] perl question: how to detect operating system?

On Mon, 24 Dec 2001, Rod Roark wrote:

> > also, when a perl script makes use of a pathname under windows, say,
> >
> > 	open(FP, "/directory/file") or die "Can't open file";
> >
> > do i use `/' or `\'?
> Probably something like "c:\\directory\\file".

The DOS/Windows kernel understands forward slashes so 'c:/directory/file'
should be fine (or just '/directory/file' if you just wanna use the CWD).
But do test to see if it works first, though.


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