Example of a perl callback with send()

Gary Mills mills at cc.umanitoba.ca
Mon Apr 2 15:30:01 EDT 2007

The Cyrus::IMAP perl library describes send() this way:

       $client->send(\&callback, \&cbdata, $format, ...);

However, none of the examples I could find uses the callback and
callback data arguments.  Does anybody have an example of how
these are used.

I'm designing a perl script that makes several IMAP connections to
the server, to send long-running commands in parallel.  In this case,
the script can't block on a send().  It needs to issue all of them
and then poll for results.  I'm assuming that a perl callback along
with processoneevent() will make this possible.

-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-

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