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Re: Getting file size

by MZSanford (Curate)
on Sep 24, 2002 at 21:30 UTC ( #200496=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Getting file size

<sarcasim>

open(F,$filename) || die "Could not open file '$filename' : $!\n"; while (<F>) { $size += length($_); } close(F);
</sarcasim>
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DO NOT REALLY USE
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 24, 2002 at 23:21 UTC
    open(F, "> $filename") or die "Could not open file '$filename': $!\n"; close(F); $size = 0;
Re: Re: Getting file size
by grantm (Parson) on Sep 25, 2002 at 09:00 UTC

    I'll see your sarcasm and raise you one dose of pedantry :-)

    On Win32, your code would not work reliably unless you add binmode(F) since every CRLF pair will get converted to the single character LF.

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