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Re^5: select($rin,undef,undef,undef) only blocking once

by Tanalis (Curate)
on Jul 26, 2005 at 13:49 UTC ( #478190=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: select($rin,undef,undef,undef) only blocking once
in thread select($rin,undef,undef,undef) only blocking once

You shouldn't use select with buffered reads, no - in that case, I'd stick with your solution, especially if you want to use explicit read timeouts.

My code was an example showing how you could avoid the use of select, if your circumstances permitted it - which it seems they don't :)


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Re^6: select($rin,undef,undef,undef) only blocking once
by rabbit7 (Initiate) on Jul 27, 2005 at 11:13 UTC
    Hmm still would be cool if i dont have to reopen the FIFO everytime the loop gets executed. If anyone has a hint how to do that im glad to listen and try ;)

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