[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Possible bug with grep/sed/tail?

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: Possible bug with grep/sed/tail?
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 11:34:11 +0100
User-agent: Thunderbird (Macintosh/20081105)

Karl Berry wrote:
>     It's probably useful to add this functionality to all coreutil filters.
> Wouldn't it suffice to add buffer control options to cat, rather than
> every program?

Unfortunately no -- it's the other program that needs to be taught about
the buffering policy to adopt.  tail -f for example uses explicit
flushing, so it works.  sed and grep need special options.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]