Problem redirecting stderr to pipe in subprocess
Tue Oct 11 17:08:00 GMT 2011
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 02:17:42PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Oct 10 18:06, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> When the tty layer in Cygwin was first developed, the model (either in
>> my head or in reality) was "If you don't have a tty and open a tty, that
>> becomes your controlling tty". But, apparently that model changed over
>> time to something more sensical where you have to explicitly use
>> ioctl(TIOCSCTTY) to set up a controlling terminal.
>I don't quite understand this. The "If you don't have a tty and open a tty,
>that becomes your controlling tty" is standard POSIX behaviour, isn't it?
>SUSv4 open writes:
> If set and path identifies a terminal device, open() shall not
> cause the terminal device to become the controlling terminal for
> the process. If path does not identify a terminal device,
> O_NOCTTY shall be ignored.
>The Linux man page contains basically the same.
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