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Re^4: Why are there no errors when opening a filename that contains colons on Win10

by Lotus1 (Vicar)
on Oct 11, 2019 at 20:32 UTC ( #11107352=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Why are there no errors when opening a filename that contains colons on Win10
in thread Why are there no errors when opening a filename that contains colons on Win10

rjt, Thanks for the follow up. I misunderstood a few things you said in your posts. The random characters you were referring to were characters in the filename. I only put a random character in my filename to test my logic in case there was a problem with opening a file. Also, I noticed on rereading your post you were talking about the colon being the volume separator not a path separator.

Thanks for the link to File::Spec. It looks very useful for the kind of backend server work I do.

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