[fpc-devel] Video unit -- bug? Tracedump -- request?

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed Feb 16 10:02:04 CET 2005

>>     Video doesn't restore terminal settings on Linux after exiting --
>> the
>> command line doesn't show any typed in text, and doesn't process CR
>> characters... Is this a bug? And if not, what's the cure? (except of
>> course
>> manual reset of the console after execution)
> Do you call donevideo?
>>     LineInfo/Tracedump -- Is there an easy way to make the output of the
>> tracedump after a crash be appended to a file? Or redirected at all? I
>> need
>> people to submit bug-reports, and while using Video unit the dumps arent
>> readable at all on linux... :-(
> Don't know, try:
> ./x 2> filename.txt

For heaptrc you can use SetHeapTrcOutput("heap.log").
For normal runtime errors/exceptions with backtrace there is no way to
redirect. The writing of that info is to stdout for compatibility.

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