Daniel Brown wrote: >> It's just file descriptor 3, that's all. In the old days, it was >> occasionally called "stdaux", but AFAIK that's not used any more. > > Now that you mention it, I do seem to recall the term "STDAUX," > but I'm not sure if it's an actual memory or just one of those things > that "looks familiar" after reading it. Either way, the streams are > also referred to as "channels," and the virtual reference to that is > known as the "file descriptor."
Hmm, I know I have never heard streams or file descriptors referred to as "channels". Well, certainly not in UNIX. As for stdaux, I don't think it's being used any more at all. Like Bob suggested, I think it might very well be a DOS reference. -- Per Jessen, Zürich (1.8°C) -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php