nothing from STDOUT for LiveCode CLI on Windows

Mark Wieder mwieder at
Mon Jun 9 21:36:28 EDT 2014


Monday, June 9, 2014, 6:05:24 PM, you wrote:

> Well, technically STDOUT does go to the DOS window, but it is
> after the next prompt.  And (so far) a quick test with shell() is
> not working.  

Yes, Microsoft has a rather strange definition of stdout. If you pipe
the output to stderr instead I think you'll get what you're expecting.

-Mark Wieder
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