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waitfor() ctrl+a and ctrl+c in net::telnet

by TheZach (Initiate)
on Feb 17, 2013 at 21:13 UTC ( #1019215=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
TheZach has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I would like to know how I can wait for the control charectors Ctrl+A and Ctrl+C with net::telnet waitfor()
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Re: waitfor() ctrl+a and ctrl+c in net::telnet
by Illuminatus (Curate) on Feb 17, 2013 at 23:10 UTC
    waitfor takes a perl regex as a parameter. ctrl chars can be matched using either their hex values (ie \x01 for ctrl-A) or as ctrl chars themselves (ie using \cA for ctrl-A). This is all explained in perlreref. Have you already tried this?

    fnord

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