imj-measure-stdout: An application to determine the maximum capacity of stdout buffer.

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The program helps you determine the maximum capacity of your stdout buffer.

It was initially developped to diagnose screen tearing issues in a terminal-based game I was developping, and more specifically, to see the effect of the following action :

hSetBuffering stdout $ BlockBuffering $ Just maxBound

Using this program, I found that, on my system, the previous call quadruples stdout's capacity, from 2048 to 8192 bytes.

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Dependencies base (>=4.8 && <4.11), imj-prelude (==0.1.*), optparse-applicative (==0.14.*) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright 2017 - 2018 Olivier Sohn
Author Olivier Sohn
Category Console, Terminal
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Uploaded by OlivierSohn at 2018-01-01T10:15:58Z
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What is it?

A terminal program I wrote to visually determine the maximal size of stdout.