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Re: String syntax changed?

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: String syntax changed?
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 01:21:03 -0500
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Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> wrote:
> Maybe 'drain-input' is all that is needed?

That won't be enough.

guile> (drain-input (current-input-port)) ; foo
guile> <unnamed port>: In expression foo:
<unnamed port>: Unbound variable: foo
ABORT: (unbound-variable)

Type "(backtrace)" to get more information or "(debug)" to enter the debugger.

I think we would want to consume data all the way through to the
newline.  (Not because it is a newline, but because that's how much
data has been flushed through the tty driver, and is available to
read() without blocking.)


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