[Catalyst] Re: How to send raw HTTP response

Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker ilmari at ilmari.org
Sun Sep 28 17:39:33 BST 2008

Tomas Doran <bobtfish at bobtfish.net> writes:

> On 27 Sep 2008, at 19:48, Matt S Trout wrote:
>> Just call $c->write($chunk) with each chunk of data as you get it.
>> Catalyst will automatically send headers before the first chunk for
>> you.
>> Do -not- rely on STDOUT being an appropriate filehandle to print  to,
>> that's
>> an accident of the engine design and could easily go away.
> Unfortunately, if you're using Archive::Zip, you don't get an option  to
> get chunks you can call $c->write with, you _need_ to write to a  file
> handle.. (And this isn't the only module on CPAN that'd behave  like
> this).
> Thoughts / pointing out the module I missed on CPAN?

Catalyst::Response in 5.80 trunk implements ->print, just for this
puropse (I needed it for Text::CSV_XS' ->print($fh, $fields) method).

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