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Re: [ID 20010703.002] [5.6.2-to-be] PerlIO is EVIL

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Ilya Zakharevich
July 6, 2001 14:13
Re: [ID 20010703.002] [5.6.2-to-be] PerlIO is EVIL
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On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 01:46:05PM +0100, Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
> >And the current state of FD should have been queried when PerlIO is
> >created (may be this is done already?).
> Querying the state needs Configure-oid probing to see how the CRTL flags 
> that state.

No need to Configure.  There is win32ish.h etc.

> There isn't a clean API. Switching modes other than 
> just-after-open is not reliable on most CRTLs.

Existence of non-reliable CRTLs should not make it not work anywhere.


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