Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/08/04/00:58:10

From: "A. Sinan Unur" <asu1 AT cornell DOT edu>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Simple problem regarding text on screen
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 19:33:18 -0400
Organization: Cornell University
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Richard Birch wrote:
> I notice there's a manipulator for cout called 'flush', that (obviously)
> flushes the output stream to the screen. But should I need to do this? And
> is there one for the old stdio.h text functions? I've been programming for
> years but this seems to be a recent problem.

this is actually a C FAQ. stdout and stdin are buffered. so, you need to
either explicitly flush them or print a newline.

the stdio function fflush should be well known to you if you have been
programming for years.
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