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From: Tim Bunce
February 21, 2000 14:16
Message ID: 20000221221358.E27441@ig.co.uk
If the code is small it could perhaps be added to the standard
File::Path module (possibly with the AutoLoader).
On Mon, Feb 21, 2000 at 02:41:39PM -0500, Jerrad Pierce wrote:
> Name: Jerrad Pierce
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> User: JPIERCE
> Plan: Right now I'm working on File::Directory. contains
> mkdirhier create a directory structure
> rmdirhier recursively remove a directory
> I have it working as a script right now, just need to
> make into a module, and add some pragmas.
> DSLI: cdpf
> Desc: Dir functions (creation, destruction)
> Qual: Have not discussed. But the reason it came about was (I'm going to be
> using this blurb; or somehting like it; in the documentation):
> How many times have you needed to do some extensive directory
> manipulation but just didn't feel like writing the code? You
> knew it wasn't too difficult, but surely somebody's done it before...
> Why reinvent the wheel? But you looked at CPAN and nothing was there.
> So instead you made a system a call (rm -rf sound familiar?)
> Well rejoice, for now there's File::Directory, and it's portable!
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