troubleshooting Question

Why is File::Copy failing?

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Jeff LinahanFlag for United States of America asked on
Perl* Copying Data
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I am writing a perl script to automatically copy an ephemeral file off to a safe location before another process purges it.  I am using 'copy' from File::Copy but I am getting a cryptic error:

copy failed at ./ line 44, <STDIN> line 4
Is there any way to get more information on why this failed?  I tried copying the source and target path arguments and using 'cp' in cygwin and the copy worked.
Jeff Linahan
App Dev & Support Engineer II

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