The system-posix-redirect package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

Due to the design of POSIX, it is possible to temporarily overload the file descriptors corresponding to stdout and stderr to point to an arbitrary pipe. It is, however, tricky to get right. This module gets it right, as far as such a terrible hack can be made right. It can be used to make misbehaving third-party C libraries stop spewing to standard output. Warning: the module author has concluded that due to lack of portability, this module should not be used in any serious sytem. But, for those who like living dangerously...


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Versions1.0, 1.0.0.1, 1.1, 1.1.0.1
Dependenciesbase (==4.*), bytestring (>=0.9), unix (>=2.4.0)
LicenseBSD3
Copyright(c) 2010 Galois Inc, 2013 Liyang HU
AuthorGalois Inc., Liyang HU
Maintainersystem-posix-redirect@liyang.hu
CategorySystem
Source repositoryhead: git clone https://github.com/liyang/system-posix-redirect
Upload dateThu Nov 14 00:36:05 UTC 2013
Uploaded byLiyangHu
DistributionsNixOS:1.1.0.1
Downloads262 total (43 in last 30 days)

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