Subject: Re: "fprintf(stdout, ..." in sysctl(8).
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/26/2000 13:41:55
In article <>,
Simon Burge <> 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.