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Re: `message' not outputting the newline "atomically"

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: `message' not outputting the newline "atomically"
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 00:18:19 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> I wrote a simple three-line patch to fix them all, but if
> you'd rather do it the hard way and "audit the sources from now to
> eternity" to make sure the hard way continues to be done correctly
> everywhere in the future, please feel free to do that. Or if you want
> to fix just message_to_stderr but not the other occurrences of the
> problem, please feel free to do that too. Either of these things would
> improve over what is in master now, although they wouldn't be as good
> as the three-line fix.

I agree with you that the line buffering fix was more elegant, but it's
an unnerving change.

Just fixing message_to_stderr, on the other hand, wouldn't scare anybody
and gets us almost all the way there.

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