Socket select in Perl

Hans Fugal hans at
Thu Feb 17 17:02:11 MST 2005

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 at 16:58 -0700, David Smith wrote:
> Perl's built-in select() function doesn't quite look like what I want. I
> think IO::Select may be the trick, but it seems like overkill when I just
> have one socket (and not a set of handles to multiplex). Can anyone shed
> light on this struggling Perlmonk wannabe?

Isn't that the C way too though? Don't you have to set up the FDSETs and
all that even if you're only selecting on one fd?

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