IO(3) Perl Programmers Reference Guide IO(3)NAMEIO - load various IO modules
use IO qw(Handle File); # loads IO modules, here IO::Handle, IO::File
use IO; # DEPRECATED
"IO" provides a simple mechanism to load several of the IO modules in
one go. The IO modules belonging to the core are:
Some other IO modules don't belong to the perl core but can be loaded
as well if they have been installed from CPAN. You can discover which
ones exist by searching for "^IO::" on http://search.cpan.org.
For more information on any of these modules, please see its respective
use IO; # loads all the modules listed below
The loaded modules are IO::Handle, IO::Seekable, IO::File, IO::Pipe,
IO::Socket, IO::Dir. You should instead explicitly import the IO
modules you want.
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