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Re: yesno module consumes too much input

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: yesno module consumes too much input
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 01:03:03 +0200

Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> My kneejerk reaction is that a modified 'closein' is a better way to
> go here.  That is, the affected programs (and there are not that many
> of them) should invoke close_stdin if they have attempted to read
> anything from stdin and have not read end-of-file.

I've been rethinking my position here, too.
Another reason to prefer something like closein is
the gnulib philosophy of penalizing only losing systems.
It's a shame that modern glibc is in the "losing" camp, on this.

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