Alan Stewart astewart at
Mon Mar 18 18:12:16 CST 2002

On 18 Mar 02, at 13:02, Joel Fentin wrote:

> ~sdpm~
> In my old computer (v5.6.1 build 626) basename works. 
> In the new one (-v5.6.1 build 629) it doesn't.
> undefined subroutine &main::basename called in line 2. 
> use File::Basename;
> $A = basename(''); 
> print $A;

Works on my v5.6.1 build 630. Does the following work on your 629?

use File::Basename;
$A = File::Basename::basename(''); 
print $A;

If so, basename() isn't properly exported. Does your contain:

@EXPORT = qw(fileparse fileparse_set_fstype basename dirname);

I don't see any reference to this in the change history from 628->629->630.

Isn't upgrading so much fun??

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