Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer

Re^7: STDERR going to string

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Feb 17, 2012 at 07:29 UTC ( #954426=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^6: STDERR going to string
in thread STDERR going to string

The source of the problem *is* perlIO. Not the underlying Windows CRT calls. With the PerlIO #defines in place, you cannot even do:

fprintf( stderr, ... );

Without perl crashing in a heap around your ears.

However, if in your XS code, you #undef stderr to bypass the ridiculous PerlIO redefinitions, things begin to work. But you also have to defeat all the other pointless PerlIO redefinitions.

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

The start of some sanity?

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://954426]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others meditating upon the Monastery: (9)
As of 2016-10-22 13:16 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    How many different varieties (color, size, etc) of socks do you have in your sock drawer?

    Results (294 votes). Check out past polls.