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Re: lighten my darkness - vim 60ah Win95 dosbox and UNIX vim -d color selection

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... You can redirect stderr in theory. Command.com can t though. It s not easy to send the message to stdout, because the :version command uses the same
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 1, 2001
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      Walter Briscoe wrote:

      > >> BTW. --version does not write to stdout and, so, is not redirectable to a
      > >> file. I guess it writes to stderr.
      > >
      > >Yes, you need to redirect stderr.
      > As W9X shells do not provide the ability to redirect stderr, I suggest
      > the ports to those "operating systems" should write --version output to
      > stdout. The same does not apply to NTX where the shell is cmd. However,
      > I think it would do no harm in that case.

      You can redirect stderr in theory. Command.com can't though.

      It's not easy to send the message to stdout, because the ":version" command
      uses the same code.

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