File::Copy - Copy files or filehandles River stage five • 10652 direct dependents • 31363 total dependents

The File::Copy module provides two basic functions, "copy" and "move", which are useful for getting the contents of a file from one place to another. copy The "copy" function takes two parameters: a file to copy from and a file to copy to. Either arg...

SHAY/perl-5.32.1 - 23 Jan 2021 14:56:24 UTC

File::Temp - return name and handle of a temporary file safely River stage five • 2357 direct dependents • 31345 total dependents

"File::Temp" can be used to create and open temporary files in a safe way. There is both a function interface and an object-oriented interface. The File::Temp constructor or the tempfile() function can be used to return the name and the open filehand...

ETHER/File-Temp-0.2311 - 03 Oct 2020 04:04:55 UTC

File::Glob - Perl extension for BSD glob routine River stage five • 10652 direct dependents • 31363 total dependents

The glob angle-bracket operator "<>" is a pathname generator that implements the rules for file name pattern matching used by Unix-like shells such as the Bourne shell or C shell. File::Glob::bsd_glob() implements the FreeBSD glob(3) routine, which i...

XSAWYERX/perl-5.34.0 - 20 May 2021 20:07:59 UTC

goto::file - Stop parsing the current file and move on to a different one. River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 9 total dependents

It is rare, but there are times where you want to swap out the currently compiling file for a different one. This module does that. From the point you "use" the module perl will be parsing the new file instead of the original....

EXODIST/goto-file-0.005 - 24 Oct 2017 15:33:30 UTC

File::Glob - Perl extension for BSD glob routine River stage five • 10652 direct dependents • 31363 total dependents

The glob angle-bracket operator "<>" is a pathname generator that implements the rules for file name pattern matching used by Unix-like shells such as the Bourne shell or C shell. File::Glob::bsd_glob() implements the FreeBSD glob(3) routine, which i...

SHAY/perl-5.32.1 - 23 Jan 2021 14:56:24 UTC

File::Data - interface to file data River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

Wraps all the accessing of a file into a convenient set of calls for reading and writing data, including a simple regex interface. Note that the file needs to exist prior to using this module! See new()...

RFOLEY/File-Data-1.20 - 17 Jun 2016 11:44:36 UTC

File::Glob - Perl extension for BSD glob routine River stage five • 10652 direct dependents • 31363 total dependents

The glob angle-bracket operator "<>" is a pathname generator that implements the rules for file name pattern matching used by Unix-like shells such as the Bourne shell or C shell. File::Glob::bsd_glob() implements the FreeBSD glob(3) routine, which i...

XSAWYERX/perl-5.32.0 - 20 Jun 2020 20:38:54 UTC

File::Flat - Implements a flat filesystem River stage two • 7 direct dependents • 14 total dependents

File::Flat implements a flat filesystem. A flat filesystem is a filesystem in which directories do not exist. It provides an abstraction over any normal filesystem which makes it appear as if directories do not exist. In effect, it will automatically...

ETHER/File-Flat-1.07 - 23 Aug 2020 21:49:12 UTC

File::BSED - Search/Replace in Binary Files. River stage zero No dependents

This is a perl-binding to "libgbsed", a binary stream editor. "gbsed" lets you search and replace binary data in binary files by using hex values in text strings as search patterns. You can also use wildcard matches with "??", which will match any wi...

ASKSH/File-BSED-0.67 - 14 Aug 2007 14:33:30 UTC

File::Read - Unique interface for reading one or more files River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

This module mainly proposes functions for reading one or more files, with different options. See below for more details and examples. Rationale This module was created to address a quite specific need: reading many files, some as a normal user and ot...

SAPER/File-Read-0.0801 - 18 Oct 2007 22:41:14 UTC

Lock::File - file locker with an automatic out-of-scope unlocking mechanism River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 4 total dependents

"lockfile" is a perlfunc "flock" wrapper. The lock is autotamically released as soon as the assotiated object is no longer referenced. "lockfile_multi" makes non-blocking "lockfile" calls for multiple files and throws and exception if all are locked....

MMCLERIC/Lock-File-1.03 - 16 Jun 2013 21:00:06 UTC

File::Misc - handy file tools River stage zero No dependents

File::Misc provides a variety of utilities for working with files. These utilities provides tools for reading in, writing out to, and getting information about files....

MIKO/File-Misc-0.10 - 08 Sep 2016 00:52:10 UTC

File::Sort - Sort a file or merge sort multiple files River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

This module sorts text files by lines (or records). Comparisons are based on one or more sort keys extracted from each line of input, and are performed lexicographically. By default, if keys are not given, sort regards each input line as a single fie...

CNANDOR/File-Sort-1.01 - 23 Jan 2002 05:12:37 UTC

File::Next - File-finding iterator River stage two • 20 direct dependents • 36 total dependents

PETDANCE/File-Next-1.18 - 27 Aug 2019 22:11:12 UTC

File::BLOB - A file (with name, and other metadata) you can BLOBify River stage zero No dependents

One of the most common types of data found in systems ranging from email to databases is a "file". And yet there is no simple way to create a store a file is a chunk of data across all of these systems. Modules designed for email aren't easily reusab...

ADAMK/File-BLOB-1.08 - 08 Nov 2011 05:44:02 UTC

File::Util - Easy, versatile, portable file handling River stage two • 12 direct dependents • 13 total dependents

File::Util provides a comprehensive toolbox of utilities to automate all kinds of common tasks on files and directories. Its purpose is to do so in the most portable manner possible so that users of this module won't have to worry about whether their...

TOMMY/File-Util-4.201720 - 20 Jun 2020 01:38:34 UTC

File::Spec - portably perform operations on file names River stage five • 7317 direct dependents • 31345 total dependents

This module is designed to support operations commonly performed on file specifications (usually called "file names", but not to be confused with the contents of a file, or Perl's file handles), such as concatenating several directory and file names ...

XSAWYERX/PathTools-3.75 - 29 Aug 2018 19:53:19 UTC

File::Tail - Perl extension for reading from continously updated files River stage two • 8 direct dependents • 18 total dependents

The primary purpose of File::Tail is reading and analysing log files while they are being written, which is especialy usefull if you are monitoring the logging process with a tool like Tobias Oetiker's MRTG. The module tries very hard NOT to "busy-wa...

MGRABNAR/File-Tail-1.3 - 02 Aug 2015 14:23:35 UTC

File::Find - Traverse a directory tree. River stage five • 10652 direct dependents • 31363 total dependents

These are functions for searching through directory trees doing work on each file found similar to the Unix *find* command. File::Find exports two functions, "find" and "finddepth". They work similarly but have subtle differences. find find(\&wanted,...

XSAWYERX/perl-5.32.0 - 20 Jun 2020 20:38:54 UTC

File::Find - Traverse a directory tree. River stage five • 10652 direct dependents • 31363 total dependents

These are functions for searching through directory trees doing work on each file found similar to the Unix *find* command. File::Find exports two functions, "find" and "finddepth". They work similarly but have subtle differences. find find(\&wanted,...

SHAY/perl-5.32.1 - 23 Jan 2021 14:56:24 UTC
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