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Re: Updating a text file

by swkronenfeld (Hermit)
on Aug 11, 2003 at 18:18 UTC ( #282969=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Updating a text file

Kirk, I *think* what you're trying to do is not rewrite the file unless it changed. If that's the case, then instead of your "next" line, do
if($change_count) { open(OUT,">c:\\h\\CSSCS\\bin\\scripts\\ListofFile.txt") || "Can't op +en file for writing:$!\n"; print OUT @lines; close OUT; }

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Re: Re: Updating a text file
by crouchingpenguin (Priest) on Aug 12, 2003 at 14:54 UTC

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