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+;# $Id: tilde.pl,v 3.0 1993/08/18 12:11:01 ram Exp $
+;#
+;# Copyright (c) 1991-1993, Raphael Manfredi
+;#
+;# You may redistribute only under the terms of the Artistic Licence,
+;# as specified in the README file that comes with the distribution.
+;# You may reuse parts of this distribution only within the terms of
+;# that same Artistic Licence; a copy of which may be found at the root
+;# of the source tree for dist 3.0.
+;#
+;# $Log: tilde.pl,v $
+;# Revision 3.0 1993/08/18 12:11:01 ram
+;# Baseline for dist 3.0 netwide release.
+;#
+;#
+# Perform ~name expansion ala ksh...
+# (banish csh from your vocabulary ;-)
+sub tilda_expand {
+ local($path) = @_;
+ return $path unless $path =~ /^~/;
+ $path =~ s:^~([^/]+):(getpwnam($1))[$[+7]:e; # ~name
+ $path =~ s:^~:$ENV{'HOME'} || (getpwuid($<))[$[+7]:e; # ~
+ $path;
+}
+