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Chip Salzenberg

NAME

IO::Seekable - supply seek based methods for I/O objects

SYNOPSIS

    use IO::Seekable;
    package IO::Something;
    @ISA = qw(IO::Seekable);

DESCRIPTION

IO::Seekable does not have a constuctor of its own as is intended to be inherited by other IO::Handle based objects. It provides methods which allow seeking of the file descriptors.

If the C functions fgetpos() and fsetpos() are available, then IO::File::getpos returns an opaque value that represents the current position of the IO::File, and IO::File::setpos uses that value to return to a previously visited position.

See perlfunc for complete descriptions of each of the following supported IO::Seekable methods, which are just front ends for the corresponding built-in functions:

    seek
    tell

SEE ALSO

perlfunc, "I/O Operators" in perlop, IO::Handle IO::File

HISTORY

Derived from FileHandle.pm by Graham Barr <bodg@tiuk.ti.com>




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