[tpm] Making IO::Handle objects "hot"
Liam R E Quin
liam at holoweb.net
Sat Nov 20 20:15:49 PST 2010
On Sat, 2010-11-20 at 01:28 -0500, Digimer wrote:
> I've got a program that calls 'yum install ...'. I've set my stdout to
> hot ($|=1;), but there is no output at all during the package download
I'd investigate "expect" for this probably.
The likely answer is that you need to use a pseudo-teletype (pty) or
named pipe for I/O, so that yum doesn't buffer its output. Expect
will do this for you.
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