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Multiplexing filehandles with select() in perl.

 
Author: perlfect.com
Category: Perl
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The problem I/O requests such as read() and write() are blocking requests. Suppose you have a line in a program thad get STDIN from a terminal like the following: $input = <STDIN>; What will happen here is that the program's execution will block until there a line of input is available, i.e. the user types something followed by a newline. In many cases this is the desired behavior. Suppose you have a program that accepts requests through a socket and does some processing for each...n

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