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Re^3: Inheritance and IO

by djp (Hermit)
on Jul 23, 2007 at 03:38 UTC ( #628175=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Inheritance and IO
in thread Inheritance and IO

Using a tied filehandle is the 'correct' approach as others have pointed out. It's not much work if you use the (more or less undocumented) Tie::StdHandle class in Tie/ Just subclass Tie::StdHandle and then implement the routines you need, probably OPEN and READLINE in your case.

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