This is the capability provided by Perl 5's "stat". Would a clone with the same properties and behaviours be the right thing, or are there "features" to fix?
On 9/26/17, Brandon Allbery <allber...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 2:11 AM, ToddAndMargo <toddandma...@zoho.com> > wrote: > >> Does Perl 6 have one of those fancy subs that will tell me >> the user and group association of a file? Or do I just >> make a system call to "ls"? >> > > At the moment you'll have to use ls. There's an ecosystem want out for a > POSIX support module with this functionality; the core sticks to portable > operations, and user and group information is different on Windows > (notably: the ownership information is SIDs / UUIDs, and it's not so much > like Unix groups defined by its members as it is an ACL defined by logical > operations). > > -- > brandon s allbery kf8nh sine nomine > associates > allber...@gmail.com > ballb...@sinenomine.net > unix, openafs, kerberos, infrastructure, xmonad > http://sinenomine.net >