Mail Archives: djgpp/1992/08/17/18:03:13

Date: Mon, 17 Aug 92 16:42:57 CDT
From: "George Jetson" <pynq AT midway DOT uchicago DOT edu>
To: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Report small bug (?) in GO32

I did something like:

	go32 foo bar bletch > outfile

and it exited quickly back to the the DOS prompt (it should have run for
awhile).  Turned out that I had forgotten to set GCCTMP, and it could
not open the swap file.  However, the msg to that effect ended up in
OUTFILE.  I suggest that GO32 error msgs go to stderr, not stdout.

Actually, a case can be made that they should just be blasted
to the terminal (something like to "CON" [In Unixese, /dev/tty]),
since at this point, your program has not even run (it might want
to have exclusive control over the contents of the stderr stream)

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