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creating a file

creating a file

creating a file

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When i try to create a file and write it to the path given it generates an error and the file is not created ,is it the directory rights or the way i am doing it the reason for its failure ,as i have checked the rights on the directory and there is a write access on it.

$filename = "/path/to/the/file/file$x.xml";
open(TAR,"> $filename") || die;

Thanks
Kavi98

RE: creating a file

a little tip, in change your code to:
open(...) or die($!);

that way it'll output the failure message to STDERR, and you won't have to guess as much.

as to the question, it looks like it'll be a permissions error.  the question is whether or not the user that's running the script has access to the folder.  however, that's only speculation until the error message is examined.

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