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use Cwd qw(abs_path) question

 
 
Sverre Furberg
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      04-04-2005
Hi.
I was testing the use 'Cwd qw(abs_path)' function
in a script on my Windows 98 computer and found
(in my opinion) something strange.

use strict;
use warnings;
use Cwd qw(abs_path);

my $file = shift;
my $abs_path = abs_path($file);
print $abs_path, "\n";

__END__

If i run the script with 'a normal file' as argument like this:
C:\Temp>perl pwdtest.plx text.txt
I get:
C:\Temp\text.txt
with backslashes.

Now if i run the script with a directory as argument:
C:\Temp>perl pwdtest.plx testdir
I get:
C:/Temp/testdir
with frontslashes like in *nix.
Why is that?
It's not a problem but I'm curious.
Sverre


 
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