Read from file

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at me.com
Wed Nov 30 01:45:56 CET 2016


Thanks, Mark.

So I SHOULD see “eof” and NOT any other message if the file read is successful.

Peter

On Nov 29, 2016, at 4:26 PM, Mark Schonewille <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:

> This could be a number of strings, such as "file not open for read" or "file does not exist". There is no special string that indicates a particular error, e.g. the errors don't all start with "error". You have to check that the error is unexpected and doesn't contains "eof".
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> Op 30-Nov-16 om 01:12 schreef Peter Bogdanoff:
>> When I use:
>> 
>> read from file tURL until eof
>> 
>> to read from a file on disk, should I expect the <result> to always contain “eof”?
>> 
>> I’m suspecting there could be a a file read error while reading thousands of files and I want to catch that.What should I expect to see in the result when that happens?
>> 
>> Peter Bogdanoff
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