[fpc-pascal]CR / CRLF problem when redirecting to file

James Mills prologic at daisy.ods.org
Mon Sep 15 03:26:40 CEST 2003

On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 05:57:57PM +0200, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On zondag, sep 14, 2003, at 17:48 Europe/Brussels, John Coppens wrote:
> >In Linux, when redirecting FPC output to a file, I found that after 25
> >lines, CR characters are being added, as if in DOS:
> >
> >program TestCR;
> >uses
> >  CRT;
> That's because you are using the crt unit. The crt unit is only meant 
> for screen display, it has to use all sorts of tricks on a *nix console 
> (setting it to raw mode, for instance). That's why you get garbage if 
> you redirect it to a file.

In some of my programs I do NOT use the CRT unit but a similar thing
happens. Go figure :)


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