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Re: Re: Socket gripes

by frankus (Priest)
on Oct 25, 2002 at 14:46 UTC ( #208013=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Socket gripes
in thread Socket gripes

Cheers for the prompt response.

The problems I percieve with this are that the return data already stretches over several lines and contains a return character at the end of each line..

If you mean it needs a return character after the last line..
I am loathe to add an extra return character to provide Perl with a quick fix, when it may inpinge on other clients in other languages.


Brother Frankus.

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Re: Re: Re: Socket gripes
by sch (Pilgrim) on Oct 25, 2002 at 14:49 UTC

    As a test, and to see if the return is the problem, could I suggest using sysread to read back 1 character at a time to see if you get stuff returned immediately or whether it still sits waiting.

    But today you took me walking, Through a land that we have lost,
    While our children sit at websites, With no access to the cost

      I think I've found the answer to my problems and it stems from the fact that I'm writing a bi-directional client.. So I'm trying the example in the Cookbook for this.


      Brother Frankus.

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