[NTG-pdftex] unbuffered vs. buffered terminal output

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Dec 23 00:55:01 CET 2005


>>>>> "Hartmut" == Hartmut Henkel <hartmut_henkel at gmx.de> writes:

  > On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
  >> There is one big problem though: What happens when TeX runs into
  >> an endless loop?  You don't see where it happens if only complete
  >> lines are issued.

  > this can be handled by a reasonable timeout, using function
  > select().

A timeout is not a solution.  TeX simply doesn't know what I want.

Reinhard

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