Confirm file copy in shell script

I have a shell script that has steps to copy files.  How do I confirm that the file copy actually occurred?
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woolmilkporcConnect With a Mentor Commented:
if ! cp source target ; then
 echo "Copy Failed!" ; fi


jkavxAuthor Commented:
Thx.  I have a similar problem with an ant task that executes make.  How can I determine if the make fails or not:

    <target name="package">
          <exec dir="pkg" executable="make">
               <arg value="package"/>
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