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Re^2: Detecting interactive/non-interactive shell

by TheDamian (Priest)
on Jul 06, 2005 at 20:51 UTC ( #472934=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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        if (-t STDIN && -t STDOUT) {
            print "Enter an integer: ";
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        my $count = <>;
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    sub is_interactive {
        return -t *ARGV && -t *STDOUT;
    if (is_interactive()) {
        print $PROMPT;
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    -t *ARGV
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    sub is_interactive {
        # Not interactive if output is not to terminal...
    if (is_interactive()) {
        print $PROMPT;
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    use IO::Interactive qw( is_interactive );
    if (is_interactive()) {
        print $PROMPT;
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    use IO::Interactive qw( interactive );
    # and later...
    print {interactive} $PROMPT;

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[Eily]: marto I clearly don't have the thread knowledge to understand the importance of that example
[choroba]: the related discussion on Hacker news is interesting
[choroba]: not so many Perl haters so far

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