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Re: Find out if handle is seekable

by Ben Win Lue (Friar)
on Apr 08, 2005 at 08:33 UTC ( #445973=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Find out if handle is seekable

 Posix::isatty (in words: is_a_tty) could be worth a look. It returns true, if the filehandle is associated with a terminal.

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Re^2: Find out if handle is seekable
by ambrus (Abbot) on Apr 08, 2005 at 08:36 UTC

    Isatty won't return true on a pipe or a named pipe (fifo) or a socket, so it's not what I want. By the way, isn't the -t filetest operator the same as isatty?

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