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Re: Reading partial lines/strings from a pipe

by kyle (Abbot)
on Oct 10, 2007 at 18:15 UTC ( #644055=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Reading partial lines/strings from a pipe

for the there_is_something_to_read functionality you're looking for, have a look at select (second form) and IO::Select. Note that when you're using these, you need to use sysread to get your data.

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[erix]: Danewerk
[LanX]: I seem to remember that the danewall was build by the Frankish empire against the Danes
[erix]: 500 AD thru viking age
[erix]: that would make sense but wikipedia thinks otherwise
[LanX]: oh me was wrong ...
[erix]: but it always works both ways of course
[LanX]: Funny some weeks ago, I met people from the Cimbrian peninsula who didn't know it's called the Cimbrian peninsula ...
[LanX]: ... treid to make smalltalk and felt like Sheldon.

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