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hat's because readline reads not only from file, but from buffer as well
It's a difference, but it doesn't mean "they don't work". The effect of the pipe buffering -- and file system caching -- means you get the same effects with sysread.
Even sockets have buffers in the tcp stack.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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