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Re: -E option

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Fri May 06 2005 - 15:22:30 GMT
ok. I retract my request to change the -E behaviour. I'll clarify it in the docs.

Bill Moseley scribbled on 5/6/05 10:19 AM:
> On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 10:08:34AM -0500, Peter Karman wrote:
>>ok. I see.
>>the docs claim that errors print on stdout for legacy reasons, because some 
>>scripts parse errors on stdout.
>>is that still true? are there scripts in the distrib that do that?
> Oh, I'm sure.  swish.cgi probably works that way.  All those original
> scripts written by various people in insecure ways did
>   open SWISH, 'swish-e -w $query|';
> type of calls.

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
Received on Fri May 6 08:22:30 2005