1.0.0[][src]Struct std::io::Stdin

pub struct Stdin { /* fields omitted */ }

A handle to the standard input stream of a process.

Each handle is a shared reference to a global buffer of input data to this process. A handle can be lock'd to gain full access to BufRead methods (e.g. .lines()). Reads to this handle are otherwise locked with respect to other reads.

This handle implements the Read trait, but beware that concurrent reads of Stdin must be executed with care.

Created by the io::stdin method.

Methods

impl Stdin
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Important traits for StdinLock<'a>

Locks this handle to the standard input stream, returning a readable guard.

The lock is released when the returned lock goes out of scope. The returned guard also implements the Read and BufRead traits for accessing the underlying data.

Examples

use std::io::{self, Read};

fn main() -> io::Result<()> {
    let mut buffer = String::new();
    let stdin = io::stdin();
    let mut handle = stdin.lock();

    handle.read_to_string(&mut buffer)?;
    Ok(())
}Run

Locks this handle and reads a line of input into the specified buffer.

For detailed semantics of this method, see the documentation on BufRead::read_line.

Examples

use std::io;

let mut input = String::new();
match io::stdin().read_line(&mut input) {
    Ok(n) => {
        println!("{} bytes read", n);
        println!("{}", input);
    }
    Err(error) => println!("error: {}", error),
}Run

You can run the example one of two ways:

  • Pipe some text to it, e.g. printf foo | path/to/executable
  • Give it text interactively by running the executable directly, in which case it will wait for the Enter key to be pressed before continuing

Trait Implementations

impl Read for Stdin
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Important traits for &'_ mut I

Creates a "by reference" adaptor for this instance of Read. Read more

Important traits for Bytes<R>

Transforms this Read instance to an [Iterator] over its bytes. Read more

Important traits for Chain<T, U>

Creates an adaptor which will chain this stream with another. Read more

Important traits for Take<T>

Creates an adaptor which will read at most limit bytes from it. Read more

impl AsRawFd for Stdin
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impl AsRawHandle for Stdin
1.21.0
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impl Debug for Stdin
1.16.0
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Auto Trait Implementations

impl Send for Stdin

impl Sync for Stdin

Blanket Implementations

impl<T, U> TryFrom for T where
    T: From<U>, 
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🔬 This is a nightly-only experimental API. (try_from #33417)

The type returned in the event of a conversion error.

impl<T> From for T
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impl<T, U> TryInto for T where
    U: TryFrom<T>, 
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🔬 This is a nightly-only experimental API. (try_from #33417)

The type returned in the event of a conversion error.

impl<T, U> Into for T where
    U: From<T>, 
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impl<T> Borrow for T where
    T: ?Sized
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impl<T> BorrowMut for T where
    T: ?Sized
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impl<T> Any for T where
    T: 'static + ?Sized
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