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Re: Line by line buffered read

by rowdog (Curate)
on Aug 22, 2010 at 20:56 UTC ( #856609=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Line by line buffered read

As Ikegami pointed out, sysread is unbuffered io and I see no reason to use it here. It's much easier to use the buffered io functions and here's a simple revision of your example code that does just that.

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; my $fname = '/var/log/Xorg.0.log'; open my $fh, '<', $fname or die $!; while ( my $line = <$fh> ) { print $line; sleep 1; }

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