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Re: read-string!/partial on non-file ports

From: Luigi Semenzato
Subject: Re: read-string!/partial on non-file ports
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 13:35:29 -0700

On 9/10/07, Stephen Compall <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 12:25 -0700, Luigi Semenzato wrote:
> > I would like to move binary data between two guile
> > applications across a pipe (opened with open-input-output-pipe).
> > Read-char and write-char in a loop are going to be too slow.
> > Read-string!/partial and write-string/partial are exactly what
> > I need but they only work on file ports.  (I get this error:
> > Wrong type argument in position 2 (expecting open file port):
> > #<input-output: soft 56f1d0>).
> >
> > 1. Do I have other choices?  I cannot find any.
> How about display?
>  -- Scheme Procedure: display obj [port]
>      Send a representation of OBJ to PORT or to the current output port
>      if not given.
>      The output is designed for human readability, it differs from
>      `write' in that strings are printed without doublequotes and
>      escapes, and characters are printed as per `write-char', not in
>      `#\' form.

That's cool for writing, thanks.  But what about reading?

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