Open process woes

Mark Wieder mwieder at
Sat Jun 5 19:10:57 CDT 2010


Saturday, June 5, 2010, 4:39:03 PM, you wrote:

> Out of curiosity, does read from process capture output from stderr as well?
> Perhaps I'm getting something there that may help me but I can't see it? If
> not, is there any way for me to get at it?

I usually start by piping stuff into a text file to see if there's
anything there. I don't remember whether stderr gets piped or not. I
*do* remember being disgusted finding out that in update mode I there
wasn't a signal raised to indicate that the external program ended.

-Mark Wieder
 mwieder at

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