Repeated use of io:fread fails

Bengt Kleberg <>
Fri Oct 25 12:10:12 CEST 2002


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...deelted

> Is it illegal to make consecutive calls to io:fread?

no solution, but another data item:

removing the newline at the end of the file gives the following result:

X={error,fread}.  Y=eof.

fread() input without newline seems to give {error,fread}.
and fread() input with newline seems to always read until newline,
discarding extra terms.


bengt




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