Solved

Using stat

Posted on 2006-11-24
1
245 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
Here is my code:
my ($a1,$a2,$a3,$a4,$a5,$a6,$a7,$bits,$a9,$a10,$a11,$a12,$a13) =stat "/home/log.txt";
if ($bits > 75){
    do something;
  }

It works fine but isn't there a cleaner way to use stat to pull just the size of the file?

I'm running perl on a solaris box.
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:omcr
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

by:
ravenpl earned 100 total points
ID: 18008633
$size = (stat("/etc/passwd"))[7];
$size = (-s "/etc/passwd");
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Removing file extension within a file. 4 103
Bash one liner, start and end time calculation 13 120
Extract data from span tag 1 96
read an xml file in perl 2 67
Email validation in proper way is  very important validation required in any web pages. This code is self explainable except that Regular Expression which I used for pattern matching. I originally published as a thread on my website : http://www…
I have been pestered over the years to produce and distribute regular data extracts, and often the request have explicitly requested the data be emailed as an Excel attachement; specifically Excel, as it appears: CSV files confuse (no Red or Green h…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question