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Learning Perl, Second Edition by Randal L. Schwartz, Tom Christiansen

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Chapter 13. File and Directory Manipulation

This chapter shows you how to manipulate the files themselves, not merely the data contained in them. We'll use the UNIX (and POSIX and Linux) semantics for demonstrating access to files and directories. Not all filesystems access mechanisms, but these are the standard ones for reasonably support-rich filesystem models.

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