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Re: Device 0 is not a termcap terminal device

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Device 0 is not a termcap terminal device
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:11:03 +0200
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Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:

> When I tried `princ' in place of `send-string-to-terminal', the
> displaying of these lines was broken.  Typically, the line would look
> something like:
>             arg    -1       ntax)
> , with the cursor jumping madly over it, the actual contents being
> updated every 2 or 3 seconds.  This is on a Linux virtual terminal.

So the issue seems to be that stdout is line buffered and there is no
way to flush the output beyond that.


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