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Re: Ask for STDIN but don't pause for it

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Sep 26, 2011 at 21:10 UTC ( #927951=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Ask for STDIN but don't pause for it

You need to do what's called a non-blocking read. You will likely need to deal with some buffering issues on input/output, but Google can give you plenty now that you have a search term. In particular, see Non-blocking reading on STDIN?.

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