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read(3pm)             User Contributed Perl Documentation            read(3pm)



NAME
       OpaL::read - Perl extension for reading files and commands.

SYNOPSIS
         use OpaL::read qw(functions);

       No functions or variables are exported automaticly so you have to spec-
       ify them here.

DESCRIPTION
       OpaL::read is used for reading files and commands.

       All functions are autoloaded so they will not be loaded into memory if
       you have not used them before.

FUNCTIONS
       readfile
           Reads the content of the specified file and returns a list with the
           all lines.

           USAGE:
               @foo = "readfile"($filename);

       readfileline
           Reads the first line of the specified file and returns a scalar
           with that line.

           USAGE:
               $foo = "readfileline"($filename);

       readscalarfile
           Reads the content of the specified file and returns a scalar with
           the entire content.

           USAGE:
               $foo = "readscalarfile"("filename");

       readcommand
           Reads the content from the output of the specified command and
           returns a list with the all lines.

           USAGE:
               @foo = "readcommand"("command");

       readcommandline
           Reads the first line from output of the specified command and
           returns a scalar with that line.

           USAGE:
               $foo = "readcommandline"("command)";

       readscalarfile
           Reads the content for the output of the specified file and returns
           a scalar with the entire content.

           USAGE:
               $foo = "readscalarcommand"($command);

AUTHOR
       Ola Lundqvist <olaATinguza.com>

SEE ALSO
       perl(1).



perl v5.8.8                       2008-04-07                         read(3pm)