[R] detecting EOF on connection?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Aug 24 19:26:47 CEST 2003

When the readBin gives a 0-length result.  See the help file.

On Sun, 24 Aug 2003, Andy Jacobson wrote:

>         Is there an easy way of determining whether one has reached
>         the end-of-file when reading a connection?  I am reading a
>         binary file and I would like to know when the read fails.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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