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Old 01-03-2002
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Can anyone tell me if the copy command in PERL has the same functionality as in KSH shell in UNIX or does it actually move the file ??

$cp_stat=system("cp $ENV{OLAMEBSDIR}/data/olam.ddabal$type $ENV{OLAMDIR}/balance/data/olam.ddabal$type.$HeaderDate");
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Old 01-03-2002
It's the same, since the system() call just runs whatever command is given to it, in this case, the cp command. PERL isn't really doing the copying. The cp command is.
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