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Re: Interprocess pipe doesn't reliably deliver data

by bluto (Curate)
on Mar 16, 2006 at 18:20 UTC ( #537237=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Interprocess pipe doesn't reliably deliver data

can_read() may be just telling you that you need to empty the pipe of data. Also, you may want to use sysread() instead of <...>. From the select perldocs...

WARNING: One should not attempt to mix buffered I/O (like "read" or <FH>) with "select", except as permitted by POSIX, and even then only on POSIX systems. You have to use "sysread" instead.

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