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From: Michal Moskal <malekith@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] unbuffered input
On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 12:11:57PM -0400, Alan Schmitt wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've been looking at this for about one hour, and I seem to get stuck: 
> how can I do unbuffered input in caml ? I want a program to block until 
> a char is entered. I tried input_char and Unix.read (without 
> and with Unix.select), to no avail. I do not know if it is caml, the 
> libc, or the terminal that is buffering.

Probably terminal. Under unix it's line-buffered by default.

> Any hint on how to do this ?

Unix.read + Unix.select + Unix.tcsetattr.

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