Actually, you shouldn't load the module File::stat when you say (stat($fh))[8,9], because the module overrides the stat builtin, and the overridden stat returns an object providing methods such as atime, mtime, etc., instead of a list of values...
In other words, either simply don't use File::stat, or say something like
my $st = stat($fh) or die $!;
my ($atime, $mtime) = ($st->atime, $st->mtime);
or even (if you like):
use File::stat ":FIELDS";
stat($fh) or die $!;
my ($atime, $mtime) = ($st_atime, $st_mtime);
(Of course, you could also do away with the intermediate variables, and put the method calls directly in utime's argument list, i.e. utime($st->atime, $st->mtime, $fh), in case you're using File::stat).
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