routine x

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language documentation Operators

From Operators

(Operators) infix x

sub infix:<x>($a$b --> Str:D)

String repetition operator.

Repeats the string $a $b times, if necessary coercing $a to Str and $b Int. Returns an empty string if $b <= 0 .

say 'ab' x 3;           # OUTPUT: «ababab␤» 
say 42 x 3;             # OUTPUT: «424242␤» 
 
my $a = 'a'.IO;
my $b = 3.5;
say $a x $b;            # OUTPUT: «aaa␤» 

class IO::Path

From IO::Path

(IO::Path) method x

Defined as:

method x(--> Bool:D)

Returns True if the invocant is a path that exists and is executable. The method will fail with X::IO::DoesNotExist if the path points to a non-existent filesystem entity.

TIP: use smartmatch with Pairs to perform multiple file tests.

class IO::Special

From IO::Special

(IO::Special) method x

method x(IO::Special:D: --> Bool)

The 'execute access' file test operator, always returns False.