How to get the size of a file in Perl 6

Given a path to a file in a variable my $file = "path/to/file.jpg" we can determine the size of the file using the IO class and its s method: $file.IO.s.

Note! This site is about Perl 6.
If you are looking for a solution for Perl 5, please check out the Perl 5 tutorial.
Specifially there is a related article: How to get the size of a file in Perl.


use v6;

my $file = "/etc/passwd";
say $file.IO.s;

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Gabor Szabo
Written by Gabor Szabo

Published on 2015-01-08


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