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\ char problem with perl command line input

\ char problem with perl command line input

\ char problem with perl command line input

Basically, I have a directory path being input at the command line by the end user and the path being insert is "c:\iislog\". My script then creates files in this directory. I have found that when creating some files, perl somehow changes this variable to "c:\\iislog\" which is causing an error in WinNT not allowing these files to be created. I have checked and I NEVER edit this variable after I grab it from the command line. If anyone can help, I would be VERY appreciative. Thanks.

RE: \ char problem with perl command line input

I should replace the \ with a / even if I am working in a Windows NT environment? Thank you for the advice.

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