I am embarking on a great undertaking. I'll refrain from talking about it here because it's not really important to the question. I ask this question because I'm being befuddled on the first step.
My program telnets into a MUSH, using open MUX_OUTPUT, "|telnet host.server.net 8080 > logfile"
It telnets in correctly, the logfile gets the expected output that the MUSH sends back, however, I cannot print commands to the MUSH. I have unbuffered my output with $|=1
. I have tried sending commands ending in \n \r \f and many combinations thereof. I got it to work in C using popen(), \n, and manually flushing the buffer after each write, but this doesn't seem to work at all in the holy language of PERL. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?
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