[tex-k] exit code and --interaction

Joachim Schrod jschrod at acm.org
Mon Nov 3 13:36:58 CET 2008

Julian Gilbey writes:
> On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 10:57:34AM +0100, Joachim Schrod wrote:
> > At that time, I pondered if one could introduce a special file name
> > for stdin (e.g., "-") that would also process stdin as `normal' file
> > and not as term_in. Then the input would not be echoed to the log file
> > either, which would make log file parsing for errors and warnings
> > easier as well. But I never made it to look into the source code how
> > much effort this change would take. :-(
> Would using /dev/stdin as the filename on a Unix-like system work (I
> haven't had an opportunity to try), or alternatively, a named pipe?

Neat idea, I'll try it when I'm working next on this part of my code.


Joachim Schrod				Email: jschrod at acm.org
Roedermark, Germany

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