File::Where - find the absolute file for a program module; absolute dir for a repository River stage zero No dependents

From time to time, an program needs to know the abolute file for a program module that has not been loaded. The File::Where module provides methods to find this information. For loaded files, using the hash %INC may perform better than using the meth...

SOFTDIA/File-Where-0.05 - 04 May 2004 05:33:05 UTC

File::Cache - Share data between processes via filesystem River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

File::Cache is a perl module that implements an object storage space where data is persisted across process boundaries via the filesystem. File::Cache builds a cache in the file system using a multi-level directory structure that looks like this: <CA...

DCLINTON/File-Cache-0.16 - 18 Apr 2001 16:03:14 UTC

File::chdir - a more sensible way to change directories River stage four • 181 direct dependents • 2416 total dependents

Perl's "chdir()" has the unfortunate problem of being very, very, very global. If any part of your program calls "chdir()" or if any library you use calls "chdir()", it changes the current working directory for the *whole* program. This sucks. File::...

DAGOLDEN/File-chdir-0.1010 - 05 Feb 2015 15:06:27 UTC

Digest::file - Calculate digests of files River stage four • 74 direct dependents • 9183 total dependents

This module provide 3 convenience functions to calculate the digest of files. The following functions are provided: digest_file( $file, $algorithm, [$arg,...] ) This function will calculate and return the binary digest of the bytes of the given file....

TODDR/Digest-1.19 - 13 Oct 2020 20:02:35 UTC

File::MkTemp - Make temporary filename from template River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

The MkTemp module provides three functions mktemp() mkstemp() and mkstempt(). The function mktemp() returns a unique string based upon the template. The template must contain at least six trailing Xs. The Xs are replaced by a unique string and the te...

TGUMMELS/File-MkTemp-1.0.6 - 23 Feb 2000 17:10:33 UTC

File::Dircmp - directory comparison River stage zero No dependents

The dircmp command examines dir1 and dir2 and generates various tabulated information about the contents of the directories. Listings of files that are unique to each directory are generated for all the options. If no option is entered, a list is out...

SCHULTE/File-Dircmp-1.30 - 02 Jun 2004 19:07:18 UTC

File::RelDir - Perl module that returns relative path between two directories River stage zero No dependents

The File:RelDir provides a mechanism to determine the relative path between two directory structures. It honours case sensitivity unless one (or both) the paths compared appears to be a windows path, when it becomes case insensitive. It returns undef...

DROBERTS/File-RelDir-0.1 - 06 Mar 2012 12:57:36 UTC

Secure::File - A module to open or create files within suid/sgid files River stage zero No dependents

"open" This checks that both the effective and real user / group ids have sufficient permissions to use the specified file. (Standard "open" calls only check the effective ids). "Secure::File" also checks that the file we open, really is the same fil...

RANDYM/CfgTie-0.41 - 11 Mar 2002 16:09:07 UTC

AppleII::ProDOS - Access files on Apple II ProDOS disk images River stage zero No dependents

"AppleII::ProDOS" provides high-level access to ProDOS volumes stored in the disk image files used by most Apple II emulators. (For information about Apple II emulators, try the Apple II Emulator Page at <

CJM/AppleII-LibA2-0.201 - 12 Sep 2015 20:21:05 UTC

File::UStore - UUID based File Storage Module. River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

File::UStore is a perl library based on File::HStore to store files on a filesystem using a UUID based randomized storage with folder depth control over storage.File::UStore is a library that allows users to abstract file storage using a UUID based p...

SHANTANU/File-UStore-0.16 - 07 Apr 2016 07:29:15 UTC

Log::ErrLogger - Log errors and error-like events River stage zero No dependents

Log::ErrLogger provides a means of logging errors and error-like events (such as warnings and unexpected situations) when printing to STDERR just will not do. Error-like events are classified by a severity (see "ERROR SEVERITIES" below). Programs ins...

WORENKD/Log-ErrLogger-1.5 - 23 Sep 1999 21:42:08 UTC

File::Mirror - Perl extension for recursive directory copy River stage zero No dependents

"File::Mirror" provides two helper functions to do recursive directory operations between source path and destination path. One is to call "mirror" which will do recursive copy. The other is to call "recursive" with a code block, which will be code f...

JWU/File-Mirror-0.10 - 26 Feb 2007 16:19:19 UTC

File::Random - Perl module for random selecting of a file River stage zero No dependents

This module simplifies the routine job of selecting a random file. (As you can find at CGI scripts). It's done, because it's boring (and errorprone), always to write something like my @files = (<*.*>); my $randf = $files[rand @files]; or opendir DIR,...

BIGJ/File-Random-0.21 - 10 Apr 2021 05:42:27 UTC

File::Binary - Binary file reading module River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 2 total dependents

File::Binary is a Binary file reading module, hence the name, and was originally used to write a suite of modules for manipulating Macromedia SWF files. However it's grown beyond that and now actually, err, works. And is generalised. And EVERYTHING! ...

SIMONW/File-Binary-1.7 - 01 Apr 2008 17:13:08 UTC

File::HStore - Perl extension to store files on a filesystem using a very simple hash-based storage. River stage zero No dependents

File-HStore is a very minimalist perl library to store files on a filesystem using a very simple hash-based storage. File-HStore is nothing more than a simple wrapper interface to a storage containing a specific directory structure where files are ho...

ADULAU/File-HStore-0.10 - 01 Jun 2008 20:19:32 UTC

File::Common - List files that are found in {all,more than one} directories River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

PERLANCAR/File-Common-0.003 - 16 Apr 2019 08:23:50 UTC

MacOSX::File - A collection of modules to manipulate files on MacOS X River stage zero No dependents

MacOSX::File is a collection of modules that allows you to do what binaries in /Developer/Tools allows you to do directly via perl. You can implement your own CpMac, MvMac, GetFileInfo and SetFile without calling these binaries....

DANKOGAI/MacOSX-File-0.71 - 19 Aug 2005 06:15:04 UTC

File::Mangle - Perl module for file manipulation River stage zero No dependents

A collection of utilities designed to make programmatic editing of configuration files nice and simple....

MSMITH/File-Mangle-0.02 - 03 Jul 2008 10:16:53 UTC

File::lchown - modify attributes of symlinks without dereferencing them River stage zero No dependents

The regular "chown" system call will dereference a symlink and apply ownership changes to the file at which it points. Some OSes provide system calls that do not dereference a symlink but instead apply their changes directly to the named path, even i...

PEVANS/File-lchown-0.02 - 02 Mar 2010 00:17:47 UTC

File::Remove - Remove files and directories River stage three • 60 direct dependents • 323 total dependents

File::Remove::remove removes files and directories. It acts like /bin/rm, for the most part. Although "unlink" can be given a list of files, it will not remove directories; this module remedies that. It also accepts wildcards, * and ?, as arguments f...

SHLOMIF/File-Remove-1.60 - 22 Oct 2020 06:51:12 UTC
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