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Re: trapping ctrl-d

by count0 (Friar)
on Dec 31, 2001 at 21:46 UTC ( #135400=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to trapping ctrl-d

You don't really need to stop the user from sending an EOF, you just need to keep prompting for input until you get what you want:
until ($condition) { # Keep reading from STDIN. # Store and/or process the input. }

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[msh210]: perl -e'warn "test$/", "" '
[msh210]: doesn't append anything.
[msh210]: It should say "If the last nonempty element of LIST" or "If the string thus to be printed does not end in a newline""
[msh210]: Am I wrong?
[shmem]: no. You're right.
[msh210]: About time... last time I was right was... I don't even remember when.
[shmem]: perl -e 'warn "test$/", ^@^ '
[Eily]: well, at least it's right about warn doing the same thing as die :)
[shmem]: same with undef as last element
[msh210]: oh, good point. It's the best kind of correct

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