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Hi all great people,

Today I read about using $^I from the following node in perlmonks, Use $^I (was Re: updating a file)
After that I have written a samle code and checked for the same.

#!/bin/perl local $^I = "sub/.bak"; local @ARGV = ('/home/antony/perl/l.pl'); while ( <> ) { s/instance/NEW_PATTERN/; print; }

I got the following error.
Error: Can't rename /home/antony/perl/l.pl to /home/antony/perl/l.plsub/.bak: + No such file or directory, skipping file at l line 6.
1) what's wrong with the above code? Is the backup should reside in the same directory?

"Keep pouring your ideas"

In reply to Not able Create Backup file when using INPLACE_EDIT ( $^I ) by jesuashok

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