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You can either store the result of stat in an array:

my @stat = stat $filename; say $stat[5];

or you can use the File::stat module, in which case you get an object back:

use File::stat; my $stat_obj = stat $filename; print $stat_obj->mtime;

But you have to decide for one way or another -- mixing them is what led to your confusion in the first place.


In reply to Re: stat a file by moritz
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