[Haskell-cafe] Suggestions for a hReadUntilStr implementation
mrevelle at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 23:03:19 EST 2007
A few weeks back I was thinking of writing a Haskell program that
automated a telnet session. One function that could be useful is a
hReadUntilStr - that is, a function that takes a Handle as an input
source, a String to match, and a "Num a" as the number of seconds to
wait before returning a (String, Bool) where the String is all the
text read from the Handle until either matching or timing out and the
Bool is true if the input String was matched.
hReadUntilStr :: (Num a) => Handle -> String -> a -> IO (String, Bool)
Is this the wrong way to think about the problem? If so, how should
it be handled? If not, any ideas on the implementation?
Any advice is appreciated.
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