[vlc-devel] Re: vlc --help is useless on windows
gbazin at altern.org
Mon Sep 5 22:27:47 CEST 2005
On Sunday 04 September 2005 02:19, Brian Robb wrote:
> The command: vlc --help is useless on windows, because vlc spawns a dos
> and prints the help info into it, leaving all but the last bit of help
> (You can't scroll up on windows...)
> You can't redirect it like: "vlc --help > help.txt" so you're stuck.
Actually "vlc --help" does work nicely on win32 but only if you use the
cygwin shell (rxvt).
Your patch is also overcomplicated since you could just do:
freopen( "vlc-help.txt", "w", stdout );
Anyway, I'll try to apply something like that.
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