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Re: Still can't write to file in perl..need help =(

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 11:01:40 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Swati Vakharia wrote:

> from my other posts im slowly figuring this out..but i still cant get
> the data that i read from the ftp server to be written to a file. If I pass
> CURLOPT_FILE a normal variable, the data is stored into that file. But if i
> pass CURLOPT_FILE a file handle, nothing is getting printed. Any help would
> be appreciated! =)


> sub write {
> my ( $data, $pointer ) = @_;
> ${$pointer} .= $data;
> return length($data);
> }

Can you really write to a file by simply appending data to the file handle? I
thought you were supposed to do somehing like:

   print ${$point} $data;

But I'm not a perl master.

      Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2004-06-22