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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-26 11:46:12

on 1/23/01 1:45 PM, Ed Brey at brey_at_[hidden] wrote:

> From: "Jens Maurer" <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]>
>>> In that case, the results at stdout are perfectly informative; I don't
>>> really need an .html result. Could we just skip it?
>> Difficult. All of regression.cpp depends on having a valid ostream,
>> and there is no "nullstream" or similar. And ofstream("/dev/null") is
>> not portable.
> Sounds like a call for a boost library (or library portion). Seems like
> an easy one, since the base stream buffer class does nothing by default.
[TRUNCATE over-simplified versions of null-stream(buf) classes]

I already have something like this in the Boost vault, in the "more_io"
package. I don't bother making external objects of those classes, though.
(BTW, you have to override the output functionality; the default rejects any
output, you need it to take any output without complaint [or real

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT mac DOT com

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