SPUG: Attaching a string to STDOUT
jack at gehennom.net
Wed Apr 21 17:38:01 CDT 2004
Michael R. Wolf wrote:
> Does IO::All do this?
Thanks to all who replied. The technique I actually needed is described
on page 384 of Programming Perl, 3rd Ed.:
'tie' a collector class to STDOUT
do the black-box operation
read the result from the collector
The collector only needs to re-define a handful of the filehandle
operations; we only used PRINT and READLINE.
Note that doing things this way breaks use of the Perl debugger for your
Jack Foy <jack at gehennom.net>
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