[example]Reading files one byte at a time

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SimpleSi
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[example]Reading files one byte at a time

Post by SimpleSi » Jan 26th, '18, 09:25

Just putting this here for anyone wanting to use the new filestream blocks to read large files

There is no end-of-file boolean available but if the byte read has a nil value then we can assume that we've read the whole file
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JohnM
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Re: [example]Reading files one byte at a time

Post by JohnM » Feb 9th, '18, 17:08

Thanks for the example!

Yes, if "read byte" returns nil, it means you've gotten to the end of the file.

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