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Re^3: help needed in File::Bom

by idsfa (Vicar)
on Apr 11, 2006 at 16:13 UTC ( #542590=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: help needed in File::Bom
in thread help needed in File::Bom

If you had read the docs as has already been suggested:

After calling, the handle will be set to read at a point after the BOM (or at the beginning of the file if no BOM was found)

So all you need to do is find out what your current position in the file is after you get the encoding:

. . . ($encoding, $spillage) = get_encoding_from_filehandle(HANDLE); $bom_length = tell HANDLE; . . .

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