2018-04-11 19:08 GMT+02:00 Alistair Grant <akgrant0...@gmail.com>:
> Hi Sven,
> On 11 April 2018 at 18:53, Sven Van Caekenberghe <s...@stfx.eu> wrote:
> > Something is off (and/or I am getting crazy, probably both).
> > $ ./pharo --headless Pharo.image eval '(FileStream stdin binary; next:
> > 123
> > #
> > ??
> > This should return #[49 50 51] AFAIK.
> I haven't checked properly, but I can take a guess at this...
> The file read primitive in FilePlugin tries to read from stdin 1
> character at a time (presumably to get around the line buffering that
> is done, but I haven't gone through the history. At one time I think
> it modified the terminal settings, but that code is #if'd out). For
> all other streams it attempts to read the requested number of
> StandardFileStream>>readInto:startingAt:count: assumes that
> primitiveFileRead will always attempt to read count bytes, but it
> actually only attempts to read 1.