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From: Francois Burgisser <francois@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] input_line ... have i gone mad?
With the standard input, to get the End_of_file exception thrown, you should 
close the stream by pressing ctrl+d.

Regards,

Francois

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> Hey all, i'm trying to write a very simple program using input_line to grab
> input from stdin ... but it is going horribly wrong! try putting the
> following
> in a toplevel:
>
> <<cut>>
> open Printf;;
>
> let main () =
> try
> printf "start";
> while true do
>   printf "just before"; flush stdout;
>   let line = input_line stdin in
>   printf "print the line %s" line
> done
> with End_of_file ->
> printf "should exit";;
>
> main () ;;
> <<cut>>
>
> on my machine, it works fine, but never reaches the "should exit" line-
> it seems like the End_of_file exception is never thrown - this is the same
> even if i use read_line () instead of input_line.... what am i doing wrong?
>
> thanks!
>
> nick
>
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