[GRASS-dev] Merging stdout and stderr

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 16 02:06:07 EST 2006

Glynn Clements wrote:
> > 2. Might it be a worthwhile idea to include a simple program with GRASS 
> > that did this (copies everything from stdin to stdout) so we can be sure 
> > what's going on?
> I suggest the latter, i.e. write our own mini-"cat" program. It will
> need to explicitly put stdin/stdout into line-buffered mode (pipes are
> block-buffered by default).

see also:
  lib/init/echo.c -> $GISBASE/etc/echo

funny that that outputs to stderr..


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