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Re: -E option

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Fri May 06 2005 - 15:20:29 GMT
On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 10:08:34AM -0500, Peter Karman wrote:
> ok. I see.
> the docs claim that errors print on stdout for legacy reasons, because some 
> scripts parse errors on stdout.
> is that still true? are there scripts in the distrib that do that?

Oh, I'm sure.  swish.cgi probably works that way.  All those original
scripts written by various people in insecure ways did

  open SWISH, 'swish-e -w $query|';

type of calls.

Bill Moseley

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Received on Fri May 6 08:20:30 2005