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Re: Socket programming

by Jonathan (Curate)
on Oct 06, 2000 at 14:52 UTC ( #35558=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Socket programming

I would change the client side

#!/usr/local/bin/perl use IO::Socket; # create a tcp connection to the specified host and port $server = IO::Socket::INET->new( Proto => "tcp", PeerAddr => 'localhost', PeerPort => '6969' ), or die "can't connect to server: $!"; print "[Client $0 connected to server]\n"; print $server "READY\n"; while (defined ($this_line = <$server>)) { print STDOUT $this_line; if ($this_line =~ /STOP/i) { last; } } close $server;


connects ok. On the server side I like to run with autoflush on. e.g. adding use FileHandle; and then $server->autoflush(1); after you have opened the socket. I believe select $server;$|=1 will do the same thing. <BR

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RE: Re: Socket programming
by Zarathustra (Beadle) on Oct 07, 2000 at 05:17 UTC

    Just a little heads-up, from IO::Socket's docs:

    As of VERSION 1.18 all IO::Socket objects have autoflush turned on
    by default. This was not the case with earlier releases.


    So no need for toggling the buffering.

    Cheers!

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