D:\perl>perldoc -f rename
Changes the name of a file; an existing file NEWNAME will be
clobbered. Returns true for success, false otherwise.
Behavior of this function varies wildly depending on your system
implementation. For example, it will usually not work across
file system boundaries, even though the system *mv* command
sometimes compensates for this. Other restrictions include
whether it works on directories, open files, or pre-existing
files. Check perlport and either the rename(2) manpage or
equivalent system documentation for details.
For a platform independent "move" function look at the