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Re: perl's stat and symlinks

On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 05:31:15PM +0100, Michael Naumann wrote:
> when I do from perl
>   @f    = stat "f";
>   @sl2f = stat "sl2f";
> I always get the same contents in @sl2f as in @f, i.e stat follows the link.
> Thus I cannot decide via stat,
> whether the file in question is a symlink or a not.

Use lstat().


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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