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From:
Jeff 'japhy' Pinyan
Date:
February 22, 2002 06:55
Subject:
Re: file size
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Pine.GSO.4.21.0202220954390.14638-100000@crusoe.crusoe.net
On Feb 22, Chris Ball said:

>>>>>> "Anthony" == awards  <anthony> writes:
>
>    Anthony> Hi, I have an upload script, and i want to check the file
>    Anthony> size before it uploads.
>
>The stat() function returns a list that includes file size as the
>seventh element.  You can use:
>
>   $size = (stat($filename))[7]; 

Or the -s file test as a shortcut to this same information:

  $size = -s $filename;

>More information at perldoc -f stat,

And perldoc -f -X.

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