Reading from file/stdin non-blocked?

K nnoydb at
Wed Oct 27 15:20:47 EDT 2004

Can the conditions be or'ed? Like so...

 read from file sPath at sPos until return in kTimeout milliseconds or numToChar(3)



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 --- On Wed 10/27, Gordon Tillman < got at > wrote:
From: Gordon Tillman [mailto: got at]
To: nnoydb at, use-revolution at
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 14:09:39 -0500
Subject: Re: Reading from file/stdin non-blocked?

Howdy K.<br><br><br>On Oct 27, 2004, at 14:04, K wrote:<br><br>><br>> Is the user space accessible with out the RR IDE?<br><br>I think you may have to.  Here is all of the stuff from the script file.<br><br>--gordy<br><br>constant kReadIntervalSecs = 2<br>constant kTimeoutMS = 1<br><br>local sPath, sDone, sPos<br><br><br><br>on LogIt pMsg<br>   put pMsg & return after field "statusLF"<br>   set the scroll of field "statusLF" to the formattedHeight of field <br>"statusLF"<br>end LogIt<br><br>on StartRead<br>   put false into sDone<br>   answer file "Select a file"<br>   put it into sPath<br>   if sPath is not empty then<br>     put false into sDone<br>     open file sPath for text read<br>     put 1 into sPos<br>     send "ReadFile"<br>   else<br>     put true into sDone<br>   end if<br>end StartRead<br><br>on StopRead<br>   put true into sDone<br>   if sPath is not empty then<br>     close file sPath<br>     put "" into sPath<br>   end if<br>end StopRead<br><br><br><br><br>on ReadFile<br>   if sDone then exit "ReadFile"<br><br>   local tDat, tRes<br><br>   read from file sPath at sPos until return in kTimeoutMS milliseconds<br>   put the result into tRes<br>   put it into tDat<br>   add the length of tDat to sPos<br>   replace return with "" in tDat<br>   if tDat is not empty then LogIt " DATA=" & tDat<br>   if not sDone then<br>     if tRes is empty then<br>       send "ReadFile" to me<br>     else<br>       send "ReadFile" to me in kReadIntervalSecs seconds<br>     end if<br>   end if<br>end ReadFile<br><br>

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