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Checking if a file is there

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Using perl how can i check if a file exists on the server
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if ( -e 'fullpathnametofile' )
{
    # do stuff here
}

other tests include:
-d : directory
-f : plain file
-w : file is writable
-x : file is executable
-r : file is readable
-z : file has zero size
-s : file has non-zero size

have fun
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Thanks did the job nicly
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