Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
"be consistent"

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
I see where you are going, but it will not work.

The reason I did not use:

is Perl does not see the non-ascii characters at all. It sees only question marks for filenames. Even though in Windows the filenames appear in a native lanuage like Japanese or Arabic. Example: ??? ?? ???.txt is what Perl sees as a non-ascii filename. Therefore, I picked up non-ascii files using:
and it worked...sometimes. The reason it does not work all the time is that if a file has exactly the same number of question marks perl considers it a duplicate and will not rename it.

I need a method to make Perl, when reading a directory or globbing(i've tried globbing many of times, no go) to see these filenames as they are, not as question marks.

thank for your assistance

In reply to Re^2: Renaming non-ascii files by Anonymous Monk
in thread Renaming non-ascii files by jon12

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Are you posting in the right place? Check out Where do I post X? to know for sure.
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
    <code> <a> <b> <big> <blockquote> <br /> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <font> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <hr /> <i> <li> <nbsp> <ol> <p> <small> <strike> <strong> <sub> <sup> <table> <td> <th> <tr> <tt> <u> <ul>
  • Snippets of code should be wrapped in <code> tags not <pre> tags. In fact, <pre> tags should generally be avoided. If they must be used, extreme care should be taken to ensure that their contents do not have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor intervention).
  • Want more info? How to link or How to display code and escape characters are good places to start.
Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others romping around the Monastery: (4)
As of 2023-05-30 10:45 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    No recent polls found