[Israel.pm] convert perl string to file handle

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Sun Jun 6 08:41:41 PDT 2004


On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 06:39:08PM +0300, Tal Kelrich wrote:
> would this be any better?
> 
> $buffer="foo";
> if(open(FH,"-|")==0)
> { #child
> 	print FH $buffer;
> 	close FH;
> 	exit;
> }
> #parent, gather
> print <FH>;
> close FH;

Yes. But if the OP's library code needed random access semantics, a pipe
would obviously ever be good enough.

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