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Re: Using Sockets

by Thelonius (Priest)
on Jun 08, 2003 at 14:29 UTC ( #264104=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Using Sockets

The problem is here:
local $/; my $data = <$fh>;
This slurp mode means that the read won't return until end of file on $fh. If you want to read everything that's available, use read or sysread. When read or sysread returns false (0 or undef), you have reached end of file (i.e. socket close).

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