Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Unix text-mode CB Client

by btrott (Parson)
on May 24, 2001 at 11:51 UTC ( #82843=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Unix text-mode CB Client

Another way to implement a timeout on a user input read (that is what you're doing, right?) is to use Term::ReadKey and its ReadLine method (or ReadKey, but here you want to read a line, so...).

use Term::ReadKey; my $message = ReadLine(10); ## timeout of 10 seconds
This manages all of the timeout issues for you. Although it may not do so in a way that suits you, who knows. And you may already have tried it, even. Anyway.


Comment on Re: Unix text-mode CB Client
Download Code

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://82843]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others browsing the Monastery: (3)
As of 2014-07-31 02:39 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    My favorite superfluous repetitious redundant duplicative phrase is:









    Results (244 votes), past polls