[Geany-Devel] debug output on win32
dimitar.zhekov at xxxxx
Tue Mar 24 18:23:24 UTC 2015
On 23.3.2015 г. 13:44, Enrico Tröger wrote:
> This is because on Windows you have to decide at compile time whether
> you want to have a console application or a graphical application.
> Console applications can print directly to the terminal but not
> graphical applications.
To be precise, when started from a console application, such as the
shell, graphical applications can attach to their parent's console:
WriteConsole(GetStdHandle(STD_OUTPUT_HANDLE), "boza", 4, &n, NULL);
It may be possible to create a file descriptor with _open_osfhandle()
and replace stdout (and the others) with dup2(), I haven't tested.
The mpv player (a fork of MPlayer) under Windows uses it's parent
console, if any.
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