On Fri, 03 Jun 2011 12:56:50 -0700, Carl Worth <cwo...@cworth.org> wrote: > On Sat, 28 May 2011 14:52:00 -0700, Jameson Graef Rollins > <jroll...@finestructure.net> wrote: > > The declaration of the GMimeStream pointer to stdout in > > format_part_content_text was somehow preventing subsequent printf > > calls from outputting to stdout if the output was redirected to a > > file. Scoping the declaration to the actual use of the stream pointer > > works around this problem. > > This commit message sounds like we don't actually understand the problem > being fixed here.
Well actually it's only meant to sound like the committer doesn't understand the problem! > I'd like to investigate this more. Perhaps with a test case? The current tests are how I found the problem! Without this patch at least the multipart tests will fail. I don't see how another test will add anything. Carl, if you (or anyone else) understands what the issue is, then please go ahead and modify the commit message. I don't understand things enough myself to do any better. Clearly there is some strange interaction with things that try to use stdout after g_mime_stream_file_new() has already grabbed it. I really wouldn't block on this, though, since the patch does fix an actual bug. jamie.
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