Re: [code][win95] regarding a snippet

From: George (greerga@DRAGON.HAM.MUOHIO.EDU)
Date: 10/22/97

On Wed, 22 Oct 1997, Mike Carpenter wrote:

>/* This is the section that i dont understand what does he mean by in the
>batch file run the mud wit redirected....  Im sure this really shows my
>newbieness but please humor me */

>ie.  circle.exe >> log.txt

DOS can redirect stdout (printf) but not stderr (fprintf(stderr, ...)) so
you're converting the fprintf's to printf's that DOS can then send to a
file. If you just ran 'circle.exe' you'd get the logs on your screen as
usual.  But if you run "circle.exe > log.txt" you would send to a file.

George Greer  -   | Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity | is not thus handicapped. -- Elbert Hubbard

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