Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Perl sockets : Communicating over TCP

You want to read or write data over a TCP connection.
Sockets handle two completely different types of I/O, each with attendant pitfalls and benefits. The normal Perl I/O functions used on files (except for seek and sysseek) work for stream sockets, but datagram sockets require the system calls send and recv, which work on complete records.more...

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