[ILUG-BOM] Buggy C prog

Satya satyap@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Sat Sep 28 01:24:58 IST 2002

On Sep 27, 2002 at 11:37, Philip S Tellis wrote:

>On Thu, 26 Sep 2002, Satya wrote:
>> Bah, I should've used fgets() for my parser, instead of reading a
>> character at a time and examining it. Bah. Philip, is my method so
>> horrendous that I should replace it with fgets(), assuming it's not
>reading a character at a time is fine if you don't care about 
>bufferring.  However, you'll have to take care of backspace yourself.

It's reading from a disk file, so no worries about backspace and such.

>It's good when you're doing a non-blocking read (using select).

Whta's good? fgets()?

I'm doing a select()ed read elsewhere. The select call is doing
double-duty: waiting for a packet and waiting for a timeout.

Satya. <URL:http://satya.virtualave.net/>

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