[gmx-developers] Help output going to stderr

Filipe Maia fmaia at gmx.net
Mon Jun 30 16:05:47 CEST 2003

On 19 Jun 2003 17:55:27 +0200
David van der Spoel <spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se> wrote:

> On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 17:17, Filipe Maia wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > I'm completly new to GROMACS, and was wondering why all the -h output from the programs goes to stderr instead of stdout. It makes the use of "more" more troublesome. Is there any reason for it to go to stderr? I know this is really an insignificant detail, but if you want i have a patch for it (simply changing  gmxlib/statutil.c).
> > 
> probably a good idea to limit stderr usage to error output...

This patch changes all CopyRight(stderr,...) calls to CopyRight(stdout,...) and changes a line in statutil.c so that all the -h output goes to stdout.


Filipe Maia
Biochemistry student
Oporto University, Portugal
email: fmaia at gmx.net
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