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Hi Adrian,

Just wanted to say thanks. Although it was not my query originally, I found your method worked in the situation I needed, whereas the other methods utilising SIG don't seem to work under ActivePerl on Windows.

Just one tweak: a line before the return to prevent it complaining about uninitialised values:

$string= defined $string ? $string : "No input" ;

Thanks again. :)


In reply to Re^2: Time-limited input on STDIN by Ackolight
in thread Time-limited input on STDIN by ajdelore

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