Coding Together

Edwardson, Tony Tony.Edwardson at
Thu Dec 20 07:22:39 PST 2007

Oops - typo, I meant stdout - stderr is autoflushed by default


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On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 02:48:06PM -0000, Edwardson, Tony wrote:
> $| = 1;
> Sets up autoflushing whenever you output something to stderr (i.e. stops
> buffering output)

That's almost right:  it deals with the buffering of STDOUT not
STDERR.  See perlvar(1) for details.

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