[klibc] tee (Re: Development forever)

Oleg Verych olecom at flower.upol.cz
Mon Feb 11 04:59:22 PST 2008

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 08:12:51PM +0200, olecom wrote:
> []
> > > Debian had a specific use for it.
> > 
> > because this change is generally useless. Having timeout in read
> > built-in is bashizm, and let me prove that not just by words (:
> > 
> > [1] ftp://flower.upol.cz/upload/read_with_fancy_timeout.sh
> That was simply, huh? Of course, there are many variation possible,
> e.g. without grace checks of child existence or file-less data
> exchange, that are procfs based, but idea will be the same.
> I doubt many things are needed to what sh with tools has. Like Linux,
> with e.g. vmsplice and tee syscall, something is needed certainly. I need
> `tee` to have usable user interface with comprehensive logging, for
> example. Again, is there anybody wanting very-very "low hanging fruit"
> (very prominent LKML phrase)?

Seems, like somebody tried to write one and tried really hard...

> Second fractions in `sleep` as not posix feature is good, as well as
> `test` command extensions, that i've mentioned. Kind of `select` feature
> is needed very badly. In case of klibc even with if-available options
> like `ordinary select, poll, epoll, etc.`
> > == Debian ==
> []
> > [2] ftp://flower.upol.cz/upload/debian.sh
> BTW, it's slightly animated AA logo. Just content for developed tty text
> user interface, that don't need all that ncurses/terminfo crap. Only
> linux terminal emulator and console I/O. If klibc has size as it's main
> goal, then maybe such thing will be good one to have. But i doubt it will
> be CPU hog anyway.
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