[postgis-devel] loader/dumper and stderr

Markus Schaber schabi at logix-tt.com
Sat Oct 14 07:24:33 PDT 2006

Hi, Strk,

Markus Schaber wrote:

> strk at refractions.net wrote:
>> Theoretically stdout should be used when an explicit --help or -h
>> was given, stderr when it was triggered by an invalid invokation.
> Hmm, -h us used for host setting in pgsql2shp. But I'll see that I get a
> constistend behaviour across those two utilities.

I just committed the change that both utilities display it on stdout
when invoked without any arguments, and when -? option is part of the
command line. They also exit(0) in this case.

In any case of error, they exit(2) and send usage to stderr.


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