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NAME

       File::Spec::Win32 - methods for Win32 file specs


SYNOPSIS

        require File::Spec::Win32; # Done internally by File::Spec if needed


DESCRIPTION

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

       devnull
           Returns a string representation of the null device.

       tmpdir
           Returns a string representation of the first existing directory
           from the following list:

               $ENV{TMPDIR}
               $ENV{TEMP}
               $ENV{TMP}
               SYS:/temp
               C:\system\temp
               C:/temp
               /tmp
               /

           The SYS:/temp is preferred in Novell NetWare and the C:\system\temp
           for Symbian (the File::Spec::Win32 is used also for those
           platforms).

           If running under taint mode, and if the environment variables are
           tainted, they are not used.

       case_tolerant
           MSWin32 case-tolerance depends on GetVolumeInformation() $ouFsFlags
           == FS_CASE_SENSITIVE, indicating the case significance when
           comparing file specifications.  Since XP FS_CASE_SENSITIVE is
           effectively disabled for the NT subsubsystem.  See
           http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2007-07/msg00891.html Default: 1

       file_name_is_absolute
           As of right now, this returns 2 if the path is absolute with a
           volume, 1 if it's absolute with no volume, 0 otherwise.

       catfile
           Concatenate one or more directory names and a filename to form a
           complete path ending with a filename

       canonpath
           No physical check on the filesystem, but a logical cleanup of a
           path. On UNIX eliminated successive slashes and successive "/.".
           On Win32 makes

                   dir1\dir2\dir3\..\..\dir4 -> \dir\dir4 and even
                   dir1\dir2\dir3\...\dir4   -> \dir\dir4

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

           Splits a path into volume, directory, and filename portions.
           Assumes that the last file is a path unless the path ends in '\\',
           '\\.', '\\..'  or $no_file is true.  On Win32 this means that
           $no_file true makes this return ( $volume, $path, '' ).

           Separators accepted are \ and /.

           Volumes can be drive letters or UNC sharenames (\\server\share).

           The results can be passed to "catpath" to get back a path
           equivalent to (usually identical to) the original path.

       splitdir
           The opposite of catdir().

               @dirs = File::Spec->splitdir( $directories );

           $directories must be only the directory portion of the path on
           systems that have the concept of a volume or that have path syntax
           that differentiates files from directories.

           Unlike just splitting the directories on the separator, leading
           empty and trailing directory entries can be returned, because these
           are significant on some OSs. So,

               File::Spec->splitdir( "/a/b/c" );

           Yields:

               ( '', 'a', 'b', '', 'c', '' )

       catpath
           Takes volume, directory and file portions and returns an entire
           path. Under Unix, $volume is ignored, and this is just like
           catfile(). On other OSs, the $volume become significant.

   Note For File::Spec::Win32 Maintainers
       Novell NetWare inherits its File::Spec behaviour from
       File::Spec::Win32.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (c) 2004,2007 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 ALSO

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



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