Catching g++ error output

Jim Balter
Fri Apr 18 05:50:00 GMT 1997

James Paul Morgan wrote:
> Well, this question is less about the Cygnus win32 itself and more about
> one of the tools included with it, but...
> Is there any way to capture the error output from g++ when it fails on a
> compile?  Sometimes, a few simple typos or minor bugs can generate more
> than a screen-full of output, and so I loose the earliest lines.
> On UNIX w/ Xwindows, I can just scroll back within the window.  But
> Windows95 doesn't have that option.  I've tried using '>' to dump it into
> a file, but that didn't work.  (I didn't expect it to as it doesn't on
> UNIX, but I figured I'd try.)
> Any suggestions of some way to manipulate the bash or possibly an add-on
> I could download or some simple trick I've just missed would be appreciated.
> See ya around the Mulberry bush.

You might read up on stderr, bash, redirection of the former by the
latter, and so on.  Any unix textbook or newsgroup will do.

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