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RE: Making Event work for Win32

Nick Ing-Simmons
March 22, 2000 03:09
RE: Making Event work for Win32
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Paul Moore <> writes:
>> >
>> >Just looking in the docs, it's interesting to note that perlapio.pod
>> >explains all about PerlIO, but nowhere explains how to get a 
>> >PerlIO* from a SV*. I can crib the code from c/unix_io.c for this,
>> >though.
>> Maybe because it is in perlguts.pod ...
>> Be careful to get right PerlIO from the GV - it has two for sockets.
>Not in my copy (5.6.0 RC3)...
>C:\DATA>egrep "PerlIO|FILE" \Applications\Perl\lib\Pod\perlguts.pod

So it isn't - there is no discussion of sv_2io() or IoIFP()/IoOFP()
anywhere in the pods.

Just a cryptic typemap entry in lib/ExtUtils/typemap - and only 
for FILE * not PerlIO (which is what it is going to get).

>=head2 PerlIO
>was compiled with.  All XSUBs should now use the functions in the PerlIO
>For a complete description of the PerlIO abstraction, consult L<perlapio>.
>grepping on all the pods for PerlIO reveals only this and perlapio. Grepping
>for FILE gets some more hits, but none relevant...
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