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Why does system("mv $x $y") not work when it works at the command line?

by Cody Fendant (Hermit)
on Feb 03, 2023 at 01:18 UTC ( [id://11150107] : perlquestion . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    ### I run this from the command line:
    /usr/bin/perl The.Rookie.S05E14.720p.HEVC.x265-MeGusta[eztv.r
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        unless ( -e $ARGV[0] ) {
            die("$ARGV[0] doesn't exist");
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        say "move command: 'mv $ARGV[0] ./r/'";
        system("mv $ARGV[0] ./r/");