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Re: [MacPerl] file test operator

On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 11:54:24AM -0400, Noe Dinnerstein:  President, BodhiSoftWare wrote:
> Dear People,
> I'm a little dense and have trouble understanding the syntax of the file
> test operator.  I am writing a search engine and need to determine if a
> file is text or directory (folder) as I loop through a main directory.
> Could someone please spell out how to do this?  I didn't understand the
> explanation in MacPerl Power and Ease.  Thanks in advance.

if (-d 'path:to:file') {
  print "It's a directory\n";
} elsif (-T 'path:to:file') {
  print "It's a text file.\n";
} else {
  print "It's something else.\n";


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