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File::Spec::VMS(3pm)   Perl Programmers Reference Guide   File::Spec::VMS(3pm)


       File::Spec::VMS - methods for VMS file specs


        require File::Spec::VMS; # Done internally by File::Spec if needed


       See File::Spec::Unix for a documentation of the methods provided there.
       This package overrides the implementation of these methods, not the

       The default behavior is to allow either VMS or Unix syntax on input and
       to return VMS syntax on output unless Unix syntax has been explicitly
       requested via the "DECC$FILENAME_UNIX_REPORT" CRTL feature.

       canonpath (override)
           Removes redundant portions of file specifications and returns
           results in native syntax unless Unix filename reporting has been

       catdir (override)
           Concatenates a list of file specifications, and returns the result
           as a native directory specification unless the Unix filename
           reporting feature has been enabled.  No check is made for
           "impossible" cases (e.g. elements other than the first being
           absolute filespecs).

       catfile (override)
           Concatenates a list of directory specifications with a filename
           specification to build a path.

       curdir (override)
           Returns a string representation of the current directory: '[]' or

       devnull (override)
           Returns a string representation of the null device: '_NLA0:' or

       rootdir (override)
           Returns a string representation of the root directory:
           'SYS$DISK:[000000]' or '/'

       tmpdir (override)
           Returns a string representation of the first writable directory
           from the following list or '' if none are writable:

               /tmp if C<DECC$FILENAME_UNIX_REPORT> is enabled.

           If running under taint mode, and if $ENV{TMPDIR} is tainted, it is
           not used.

       updir (override)
           Returns a string representation of the parent directory: '[-]' or

       case_tolerant (override)
           VMS file specification syntax is case-tolerant.

       path (override)
           Translate logical name DCL$PATH as a searchlist, rather than trying
           to "split" string value of $ENV{'PATH'}.

       file_name_is_absolute (override)
           Checks for VMS directory spec as well as Unix separators.

       splitpath (override)
              ($volume,$directories,$file) = File::Spec->splitpath( $path );
              ($volume,$directories,$file) = File::Spec->splitpath( $path,
                                                                    $no_file );

           Passing a true value for $no_file indicates that the path being
           split only contains directory components, even on systems where you
           can usually (when not supporting a foreign syntax) tell the
           difference between directories and files at a glance.

       splitdir (override)
           Split a directory specification into the components.

       catpath (override)
           Construct a complete filespec.

       abs2rel (override)
           Attempt to convert an absolute file specification to a relative

       rel2abs (override)
           Return an absolute file specification from a relative one.


       Copyright (c) 2004-14 by the Perl 5 Porters.  All rights reserved.

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the same terms as Perl itself.


       See File::Spec(3) and File::Spec::Unix(3).  This package overrides the
       implementation of these methods, not the semantics.

       An explanation of VMS file specs can be found at

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