# method canonpath

Documentation for method canonpath assembled from the following types:

# class IO::Spec::Unix

From IO::Spec::Unix

## (IO::Spec::Unix) method canonpath

Defined as:

Returns a string that is a canonical representation of $path. If :$parent is set to true, will also clean up references to parent directories. NOTE: the routine does not access the filesystem, so no symlinks are followed.

# class IO::Spec::Cygwin

From IO::Spec::Cygwin

## (IO::Spec::Cygwin) method canonpath

Defined as:

Returns a string that is a canonical representation of $path. If :$parent is set to true, will also clean up references to parent directories. NOTE: the routine does not access the filesystem.

# class IO::Spec::QNX

From IO::Spec::QNX

## (IO::Spec::QNX) method canonpath

Defined as:

Returns a string that is a canonical representation of $path. If :$parent is set to true, will also clean up references to parent directories. NOTE: the routine does not access the filesystem, so no symlinks are followed.

# class IO::Spec::Win32

From IO::Spec::Win32

## (IO::Spec::Win32) method canonpath

Defined as:

Returns a string that is a canonical representation of $path. If :$parent is set to true, will also clean up references to parent directories. NOTE: the routine does not access the filesystem.