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You can use Tie::File to treat the file like an array, then use unshift to add to the beginning of the array
use Tie::File; my $file = 'filename'; my @tiedfile; my $new_content = "foo"; ## Whatever you want to prepend to the file tie(@tiedfile, 'Tie::File', $file); unshift(@tiedfile, $new_content); untie(@tiedfile);
If you need to add more than one line, you can get your new content into an array and loop through it:
foreach my $line (reverse(@new_content)) { unshift(@tiedfile, $line); }

In reply to Re: writing to a file by joeface
in thread writing to a file by Anonymous Monk

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