Writing binary to stdout
Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou
tzot at sil-tec.gr
Fri Jul 9 17:22:29 CEST 2004
On Wed, 23 Jun 2004 15:00:02 -0400, rumours say that Christopher T King
<squirrel at WPI.EDU> might have written:
>Believe it or not, open('CON:','wb') actually works under WinXP. It's
>amazing that this relic from DOS is still around. Though unportable (the
>Unix equivalent is open('/dev/stdout','wb')) and ugly, it'll get the job done.
/dev/stdout I believe is a Linux device. /dev/tty is the traditional
Unix device for reading/writing to the current "tty".
TZOTZIOY, I speak England very best,
"Tssss!" --Brad Pitt as Achilles in unprecedented Ancient Greek
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