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RE: cvs abusing stderr?

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: cvs abusing stderr?
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 10:01:21 -0400

Harald Dunkel wrote:
> Any special reason why cvs prints a list of
>       cvs server: Updating modulename
> on stderr instead of stdout?
> This is surely just a log message, which is supposed
> to be printed on stdout. On a huge project the _real_
> error messages are hidden between all the garbage.
> It would be nice if this could be fixed.

I can't comment on why these messages go to stderr instead of stdout, but I
will mention that the global -q flag suppresses them. I use '-q' so much
it's in my .cvsrc file ;-)

Jim Hyslop
Senior Software Designer
Leitch Technology International Inc. ( http://www.leitch.com )
Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( http://www.cuj.com/experts )

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