[Spread-users] Spread output different when redirected?

John Lane Schultz jschultz at spreadconcepts.com
Mon Oct 30 12:26:58 EST 2006

Matt Garman wrote:
> So, my current hypothesis is that, by default, the OS must define the
> buffering behavior as _IOFBF (i.e. full buffering).

For stdout I believe the typical OS behavior is to use _IOLBF (line buffered) at 
least when it is attached to a terminal.  Maybe the OS realizes you are 
redirecting to a file and therefore uses full bufferring?


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