Re: [dev] stderr: unnecessary?

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2010 06:53:49 -0400

On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 08:27:05AM +0100, Connor Lane Smith wrote:
>On 12 June 2010 08:00, Kris Maglione <> wrote:
>> which has no practical implications whatsoever.
>Except efficiency: the fewer system calls required to read the data
>the fewer mode switches required, and mode switches are very

Are you seriously weighing the expense of a system call against
reading 2GB or data?

>I am interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going
>to spend the rest of our lives [1].

The key word was fuzzy.

Kris Maglione
Plenty of kind, decent, caring people have no religious beliefs, and
they act out of the goodness of their hearts.  Conversely, plenty of
people who profess to be religious, even those who worship regularly,
show no particular interest in the world beyond themselves.
	--John Danforth, priest, ambassador, senator (b. 1936)
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