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Re: Problem with line buffered IO when no tty

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Problem with line buffered IO when no tty
Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2011 14:48:42 +0200
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"Steven W. Orr" <address@hidden> writes:

> But, I actually do get line buffered IO.

No, you don't.

> I get the stdout stuff as it happens, and the stderr stuff when that
> happens.

Every process flushes its output when it exits.

> If you run this program locally, it does the same thing. BUT! if you
> run it remotely, the two channels all block up till program exit and
> it all comes out in one squirt.

There is nothing that flushes the output before the process exits.

(Nothing of this has anything to do with the shell.)


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