Subject: Re: "fprintf(stdout, ..." in sysctl(8).
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/2000 13:41:55
In article <200005260449.OAA26691@balrog.supp.cpr.itg.telecom.com.au>,
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm inside sysctl(8) at the moment, and there's heaps of
> "fprintf(stdout, ..." and not a single "printf(..." - is
> there any sane reason for this?
I've seen similar code a *long* while ago; the rationale I got then
is that it was done so that it would be easy to s/stdout/outfp/g and
send the output to another file.