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


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


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


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

This module is still in beta. Cygwin-knowledgeable folks are invited to offer patches and suggestions.

Any \ (backslashes) are converted to / (forward slashes), and then File::Spec::Unix canonpath() is called on the result.

True is returned if the file name begins with drive_letter:, and if not, File::Spec::Unix file_name_is_absolute() is called.

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

Since Perl 5.8.0, if running under taint mode, and if the environment variables are tainted, they are not used.


Copyright (c) 2004 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.

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