< Perl Programming | Keywords
The -s keywordEdit
-s is a file test that tests, if the file has nonzero size (returns size in bytes).
It takes one argument, either a FILENAME, a FILEHANDLE, or a DIRHANDLE to test the associated file to see, if something is true about it. If the argument is omitted, it tests $_. -s returns 1 for true and an empty string for false. If the file doesn't exist or can't be examined, it returns undef and sets $! (errno).
-s DIRHANDLE -s EXPRESSION -s FILEHANDLE -s FILENAME -s