[ALUG] Standard output redirection caching

Dan Hatton vi5u0-alug at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jun 1 14:27:37 BST 2007


On Fri, 1 Jun 2007, Adrian F. Clark wrote:

> The easiest solution is to put
>
> fflush (stdout);
>
> after each printf() invocation -- or equivalent in other languages.  Other 
> solutions tend to be less portable.

Thanks, that worked a treat.  For the archives, the language is Perl,
and, with a bit of manpage searching (once you'd clued me in that the
word "fflush" was relevant,) I found out the "equivalent" is to put

use IO::File ;
autoflush STDOUT 1 ;

at the start of the program.

-- 

Thanks again,

Dan




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