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Re: Re: How can I tell if a string contains binary data or plain-old text?

by dakkar (Hermit)
on Oct 31, 2003 at 14:34 UTC ( #303552=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How can I tell if a string contains binary data or plain-old text?
in thread How can I tell if a string contains binary data or plain-old text?

Odd, really. It works with a regular file, but not with an in-memory file... Bug?

$ perl -e '$a="abc"x500;open A,"<",\$a;$x=-T(A); print +(defined($x)?$ +x?"text":"bin":"undef"),$/;close A' undef $ perl -e '$a="abc";open A,"<","/tmp/index.html";$x=-T(A); print +(def +ined($x)?$x?"text":"bin":"undef"),$/;close A' text
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