(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0, PHP 7)

readline_callback_read_charReads a character and informs the readline callback interface when a line is received


void readline_callback_read_char ( void )

Reads a character of user input. When a line is received, this function informs the readline callback interface installed using readline_callback_handler_install() that a line is ready for input.

Return Values

No value is returned.


See readline_callback_handler_install() for an example of how to use the readline callback interface.

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Quis-NOZPAM- at omicidio-NOZPAM- dot nl
11 years ago
Note that this function is blocking if there is no character to read
If you don`t want to get blocked, you should use the trick with stream_select()

It also only reads one char per call,
So if something else in your script is blocking,
you`ve got a problem
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