gmc: How to redirect stdout/stderr to console window?
- From: "John H. Chauvin" <jchauvin netcom com>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: gmc: How to redirect stdout/stderr to console window?
- Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 11:32:02 -0700 (PDT)
I am running GNOME Midnight Commander version 4.5.30 and have
a problem with output generated by applications launched from
with gmc. Where exactly does output sent to stdout and/or
I have modified my /usr/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession file so that
stdout and stderr are sent to the console:
Old: exec > "$errfile" 2>&1
New: exec > /dev/console 2>&1
Old: exec gnome-session
New: exec gnome-session > /dev/console 2>&1
and created a console window using the xterm -C command.
For example, let's say I write an application which writes
"Hello World" to stdout. If I execute this program from
a shell window everything works correctly...the output
is sent to the shell window. But if I execute this
same program from gmc, all that get sent to the console
window is the name of the program and some control
characters no output (that I can understand).
Is this a known bug in gmc or is my setup wrong? Since
gmc appears to be started by GNOME, I cannot explicitly
redirect stdout and stderr.
Thanks for the help.
John H. Chauvin jchauvin@netcom.COM
Netcom - Online Communication Services San Jose, CA
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