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Re^3: <> oddity ?
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OK, got it solved and understood now, thanks.
I actually just want NOT to read from STDIN when there is a file given in the command line, and stop reading when that file is exhausted.
Turns out that I should NOT any further $line = <> once that hit EOF, because the immediate next attempt to do so will just open STDIN.
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