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Re: Redirecting standard output

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Redirecting standard output
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 19:05:39 +0200

21 apr 2011 kl. 16:10 skrev Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:

>> From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 15:25:29 +0200
>> However, redirecting STDERR to a buffer seems like it would be quite
>> complicated, unfortunately.  I thought that having STDOUT and STDERR be
>> handled symmetrically would be a nice feature (for redirecting STDOUT to
>> one buffer and STDERR to another, for instance), but unless I'm reading
>> the code wrong (and I very well could be), I don't see an obvious way to
>> do that.
> On Posix systems, we use a pipe to read from subprocess's STDOUT.  You
> cannot do the same with STDERR, but you can redirect STDERR to a
> temporary file, and then read it when the subprocess exits.

That is news to me. I've redirected STDERR to a pipe many times in other 
programs. Why can't it be done in Emacs?

    Jan D.

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