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Re: socket help

by nagalenoj (Friar)
on Apr 23, 2010 at 12:16 UTC ( #836511=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to socket help

Sorry! Posted in curiosity. But, now I've found. It is because of
print <$fh>;
Need to do like this.
$var = <fh>; print $var;

When we do something like 'print <fh>' it reads till EOF and prints entire content. Since, I've tried in sockets, I wouldn't have received EOF. So, the above code didn't work as expected.

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Re^2: socket help
by almut (Canon) on Apr 23, 2010 at 12:26 UTC

    FWIW, this could also be achieved by saying

    print scalar <$fh>;

    (the <> operator (aka readline) behaves differently depending on context — which by default is "list" with print)

Re^2: socket help
by sierpinski (Hermit) on Apr 23, 2010 at 16:31 UTC
    I'm glad you figured it out. For reference in the future, it helps a lot if you can specify what your expected results are, and what your actual results are, to help diagnose the problem.

    Good job on fixing it though!

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