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PERL Function Reference



ntcmds00000001.gif each retrieve the next key/value pair from a hash
ntcmds00000001.gif endgrent be done using group file
ntcmds00000001.gif endhostent be done using hosts file
ntcmds00000001.gif endnetent be done using networks file
ntcmds00000001.gif endprotoent be done using protocols file
ntcmds00000001.gif endpwent be done using passwd file
ntcmds00000001.gif endservent be done using services file
ntcmds00000001.gif eof test a filehandle for its end
ntcmds00000001.gif eval catch exceptions or compile code
ntcmds00000001.gif exec abandon this program to run another
ntcmds00000001.gif exists test whether a hash key is present
ntcmds00000001.gif exit terminate this program
ntcmds00000001.gif exp raise e to a power

ntcmds00000001.gif fcntl file control system all
ntcmds00000001.gif fileno return file descriptor from filehandle
ntcmds00000001.gif flock lock an entire file with an advisory lock
ntcmds00000001.gif fork create a new process just like this one
ntcmds00000001.gif format declare a picture format with use by the write() function
ntcmds00000001.gif formline internal function used for formats

ntcmds00000001.gif getc get the next character from the filehandle
ntcmds00000001.gif getgrent get next group record
ntcmds00000001.gif getgrgid get group record given group user ID
ntcmds00000001.gif getgrnam get group record given group name
ntcmds00000001.gif gethostbyaddr get host record given its address
ntcmds00000001.gif gethostbyname get host record given name
ntcmds00000001.gif gethostent get next hosts record
ntcmds00000001.gif getlogin return who logged in at this tty
ntcmds00000001.gif getnetbyaddr get network record given its address
ntcmds00000001.gif getnetbyname get networks record given name
ntcmds00000001.gif getnetent get next networks record
ntcmds00000001.gif getpeername find the other hend of a socket connection
ntcmds00000001.gif getpgrp get process group
ntcmds00000001.gif getppid get parent process ID
ntcmds00000001.gif getpriority get current nice value
ntcmds00000001.gif getprotobyname get protocol record given name
ntcmds00000001.gif getprotobynumber get protocol record numeric protocol
ntcmds00000001.gif getprotoent get next protocols record
ntcmds00000001.gif getpwent get next passwd record
ntcmds00000001.gif getpwnam get passwd record given user login name
ntcmds00000001.gif getpwuid get passwd record given user ID
ntcmds00000001.gif getservbyname get services record given its name
ntcmds00000001.gif getservbyport get services record given numeric port
ntcmds00000001.gif getservent get next services record
ntcmds00000001.gif getsockname retrieve the sockaddr for a given socket
ntcmds00000001.gif getsockopt get socket options on a given socket
ntcmds00000001.gif glob expand filenames using wildcards
ntcmds00000001.gif gmtime convert UNIX time into record or string using Greenwich time
ntcmds00000001.gif goto create spaghetti code
ntcmds00000001.gif grep locate elements in a list test true against a given criterion


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