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Id: 1210
Status: rejected
Priority: 0/
Queue: perl5

Owner: Nobody
Requestors: Philip.Tait [at]

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Severity: fatal
Type: docs
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Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 10:18:31 -0700
From: Philip Tait <Philip.Tait [...]>
To: perlbug [...]
Subject: File::Copy - copydir removed in 1996, not yet restored
-- Philip J. Tait.....AlliedSignal Engines, Phoenix,
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Do you happen to remember why it was removed? File::Copy was introduced in 5.002gamma and I can't find any reference to a copydir() in that version nor any later version. Maybe you're referring to some earlier code as File::Copy appears to be appropriated from a public domain library?

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