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Re: system( 'mv ...' ) not working?

by bm (Hermit)
on Sep 23, 2003 at 16:05 UTC ( #293552=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to system( 'mv ...' ) not working?

Perhaps the user that runs the CGI, ie probably nobody, does not have permission to overwrite an existing /tmp/trashed. Check to see if the file already exists from the command line, and if so remove it.

Alternatively, try this:

use File::Copy; ... move($newname, '/tmp/trashed') or die "Failed to move file: $!\n";
Lastly, perhaps a better question is why can't you just unlink $newname??
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[Corion]: ... I'm not really knowledgeable about good guitar players
[stonecolddevin]: I've been on a Stevie Ray Vaughan kick lately: https://www. youtube.com/watch? v=wVjdMLAMbM0
[stonecolddevin]: Corion I haven't heard much of his work to be honest.
[erix]: here is a nice cover, stevieb
[planetscape]: hello, Corion
[Corion]: Hi planetscape!
[stevieb]: Corion I like the groundbreaking ones (guitar players). I have the ability to pick up on sounds that are groundbreaking or specific to a person, thanks to my years of doing recording/mixing/ sampling (hip-hop mind you, but years of it...
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[stevieb]: All of the early members are coming out of the woodwork today :) Hey, planetscape
[Corion]: This cover version had so much promise but the singing is underwhelming :-/

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