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Re: Stderr

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Stderr
Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 11:53:05 -0400

%% "Leeuwesteijn,Joost" <address@hidden> writes:

  l> My compiler puts -all- its output to stdout, including warnings and
  l> errors.  That's too bad because I redirect the normal output to a
  l> file, but developers would like to see the warnings and errors
  l> scroll by.

  l> How does gcc handle this? Do warnings and errors go to stderr, as I
  l> would expect?

Yes, definitely.

Actually, GCC doesn't print any output at all "normally", so virtually
all its output goes to stderr.  It doesn't print anything like
"Compiling foo.c"... that's very non-UNIX! :-)

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