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Re: File::Copy or system

by Marshall (Monsignor)
on Sep 28, 2011 at 17:32 UTC ( #928376=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to File::Copy or system

File::Copy is a core module. 'Core' means that it is always there. And would be preferred to a system() call even in a pure Unix environment, meaning multi-platform code doesn't matter.

yet I think that system has higher readability. I doubt that very much. copy or cp is a very, well used and debugged function and is fast.

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