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Re: How to copy files ?

by mandog (Curate)
on Sep 08, 2003 at 05:42 UTC ( #289687=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How to copy files ?

a quick look at  perldoc perlfunc or perldoc.com suggests that there is no built-in copy function in perl

Limbic~Region wisely suggests File::Copy which is a core module. (You won't have to install it) and nicely returns (1) on success, (0) on failure and stuffs something useful int $!

Other people tend to do stuff like:

use strict; system('cp','/path/to/file1','path/to/file2'); my $err_num=$?>>8; die "bad copy num:$err_num\n" if $err_num;


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