- lstat EXPR
- lstat DIRHANDLE
Does the same thing as the
statfunction (including setting the special
_filehandle) but stats a symbolic link instead of the file the symbolic link points to. If symbolic links are unimplemented on your system, a normal
statis done. For much more detailed information, please see the documentation for
If EXPR is omitted, stats
Portability issues: lstat in perlport.