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Re^3: printing during process

by stevieb (Vicar)
on Apr 05, 2012 at 07:25 UTC ( #963604=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: printing during process
in thread printing during process

The only way anyone will know how to help you is if you post the relevant code from the CGI file you're using. However, the first thing that comes to mind is autoflush:

local $| = 1;

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Re^4: printing during process
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 05, 2012 at 08:27 UTC
    Here is an example:
    sub scanUrl { my $_url = $in{url}; my $_startingNumber = 0; my $_tnum = 0; my $_endingNumber = 100000; while($_endingNumber > $_startingNumber) { if($_tnum == 10) { print "."; $_tnum = 0; } sleep(1); } }
    That does not have any of my tracking code in it, but it is an example, if you run that, it never prints a period until it finishes. How do I get it to print the things I want it to, before it finishes the subroutines or while statement?

      I forgot to add the $_tnum++; and $_startingNumber++; before the sleep...

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