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Re: File Input and Output

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 08, 2001 at 18:54 UTC ( #86920=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to File Input and Output

is there some way to read in an input & store it character by character?

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Re: Re: File Input and Output
by ariels (Curate) on Jul 24, 2001 at 14:56 UTC
    getc. Note well the documentation -- it's still buffered input!

    ObSampleCode:

    while ($_ = getc STDIN) { $_ = ord $_; printf "%02x %c\n", $_, 32 <= $_ && $_ < 127 ? $_ : ord '?'; }

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