develooper Front page | perl.perl5.porters | Postings from May 2003

RE: Meaning of sysread()

Thread Next
Horsley Tom
May 21, 2003 09:04
RE: Meaning of sysread()
Message ID:
>    - sysread() is supposed to be a more direct system read that avoids
>      the intermediate layers of processing. This definately includes
>      and as far as I am concerned, it definatesly includes filtering.

Which, of course, really means that on win32 it ought to be calling
ReadFile() or ReadFileEx(), not the C library read() function which is
as much a part of stdio on win32 as fread is :-).

Thread Next Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at | Group listing | About