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Re: Directory separators

Ben Tupper <btupper@bigelow.org> wrote:

>I have been using the following function to select the appropriate OS
>specific directory separator.  I have two questions about it: (1) what
>is the correct directory separator in VMS?,

VMS uses brackets to enclose the directory information as a whole
and periods to delimit subdirectory names. In case of logical names
more than one pair of brackets may occur... 

>and (2) is there a built-in
>means of getting the same information?

You may use filepath to set a file name independend of on OS.
Parts of the directory will be given as elements of a string