From: Tim Hoffmann <hoffmann@hi...> - 2008-05-28 17:24:42
> A log file might be a good things to have. But I wonder if it would be worth aiming
> for a portable solution - although we do not have the problem on other platforms.
> (Some people would prefer to drop the windows console completly, I guess. IMHO
> we should just make it just a bit more user friendly: readline support, more drag'n drop,
> descent menu layout and a new button bar etc.)
It definitly could need it a bit polishing. :)
I don't think that one needs a portable solution. All other systems can
redirect the error stream which is more natural there (would also be my
favorite solution in windows, but this does not work). So I would leave
it in the windows part, except someone really wants it for all systems.
> The implementation for Windows via "MyPrintf" etc. would just be fine. Maybe putting the
> code in TextPutStr() (wtext.c) would be even simpler - one has to check.
In the My* functions there is still the file handle available. So I can
check if the text is addressed to stderr and log only errors. Put
apparently everything is coming via stderr, even the information at
startup. I checked via (f==stderr) like it's done in the isterm() macro.
Does someone know if this is right? Maybe it's a windows problem because
the streams do not really exist.
However since I call with a plotfile as parameter all the terminal parts
like startup information and prompt aren't written anyway.
> Btw. I would suggest -l <filename> instead of -log <filename>
that's fine by me.
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