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).
>
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