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Re^5: -s testing for empty file; works on local, but not on remote

by ikegami (Pope)
on Sep 27, 2011 at 19:06 UTC ( #928148=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: -s testing for empty file; works on local, but not on remote
in thread -s testing for empty file; works on local, but not on remote

stat can fail for a number of reasons.

Add the following before the if (-s) line:

use Data::Dumper; print(Dumper(-s "/home/vcg/Documents/Trial/temp")); print(Dumper("$!"));

What's the output?

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