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(PECL event >= 1.6.0)

EventBuffer::readRead data from an evbuffer and drain the bytes read


public string EventBuffer::read ( int $max_bytes )

Read the first max_bytes from the buffer and drain the bytes read. If more max_bytes are requested than are available in the buffer, it only extracts as many bytes as available.



Maxmimum number of bytes to read from the buffer.

Return Values

Returns string read, or FALSE on failure.


Version Description
1.6.0 Renamed EventBuffer::read(the old method name) to EventBuffer::read. EventBuffer::read now takes only max_bytes argument; returns string instead of integer.

See Also

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