sourCEntral - mobile manpages




File::TreeCreate - recursively create a directory tree.


version 0.0.1


use File::TreeCreate ();
my $t = File::TreeCreate->new();
my $tree = {
'name' => "tree-create--tree-test-1/",
'subs' => [
'name' => "b.doc",
'contents' => "This file was spotted in the wild.",
'name' => "a/",
'name' => "foo/",
'subs' => [
'name' => "yet/",
$t->create_tree( "./t/sample-data/", $tree );
[ "a", "b.doc", "foo" ],
"Testing the contents of the root tree"


This module was extracted from several near-identical copies used in the tests of some of my CPAN distributions.


Slurp the file.

$obj->create_tree($unix_init_path, $tree)
create the tree.

Does the path exist

Canonicalize the path from UNIX-like.

is the path a directory.

is the path a file.

list files in a directory

my $obj = File::TreeCreate->new()
Instantiates a new object.


The following websites have more information about this module, and may be of help to you. As always, in addition to those websites please use your favorite search engine to discover more resources.


A modern, open-source CPAN search engine, useful to view POD in HTML format.


RT: CPAN ’s Bug Tracker

The RT ( Request Tracker ) website is the default bug/issue tracking system for CPAN.



The CPANTS is a website that analyzes the Kwalitee ( code metrics ) of a distribution.


CPAN Testers

The CPAN Testers is a network of smoke testers who run automated tests on uploaded CPAN distributions.


CPAN Testers Matrix

The CPAN Testers Matrix is a website that provides a visual overview of the test results for a distribution on various Perls/platforms.


CPAN Testers Dependencies

The CPAN Testers Dependencies is a website that shows a chart of the test results of all dependencies for a distribution.


Bugs / Feature Requests
Please report any bugs or feature requests by email to "bug-file-treecreate at", or through the web interface at <>. You will be automatically notified of any progress on the request by the system.

Source Code
The code is open to the world, and available for you to hack on. Please feel free to browse it and play with it, or whatever. If you want to contribute patches, please send me a diff or prod me to pull from your repository :)


git clone git://


Shlomi Fish <shlomif AT cpan DOT org>


Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website <>

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.


This software is Copyright (c) 2021 by Shlomi Fish.

This is free software, licensed under:

The MIT (X11) License