[tpm] How determine the real directory path
antoniosun at lavabit.com
Sun Apr 29 07:29:58 PDT 2012
Instead of retrieving and comparing the inodes yourself, try this:
and check if it is the same as Cwd::realpath /x/y/z
On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Indy Singh <indy at indigostar.com> wrote:
> Thanks, that worked.
> Indy Singh
> IndigoSTAR Software -- www.indigostar.com
> *From:* Fulko Hew <fulko.hew at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Saturday, April 28, 2012 8:59 AM
> *To:* Indy Singh <indy at indigostar.com>
> *Cc:* toronto-pm at pm.org
> *Subject:* Re: [tpm] How determine the real directory path
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 7:29 AM, Indy Singh <indy at indigostar.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I want to copy files from one directory to another where the directory
>> paths are something like:
>> /a/b/c to /x/y/z
>> I need to detect if the two directory paths are identical after symbolic
>> links are resolved, in order to skip the file copy.
>> Using File::Copy::copy sets $! to ‘No such file or directory’
>> Using cp from a shell prompt gives an error like:
>> cp: `/a/b/c/foo.txt' and `/x/y/z/foo.txt' are the same file
>> Anyone have an idea how to resolve this?
> Can you use stat() to get the inodes of both directories to see if they
> are the same?
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