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'java -version' -> stderr

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Can anyone tell me why 'java -version' prints to stderr and not to stdout?
Is this a bug or a feature? (I'm using Java 1.4.2 on Solaris 8).
Jul 17 '05 #1
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"gusmeister" <gu****************@sympatico.ca> wrote in message
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Can anyone tell me why 'java -version' prints to stderr and not to stdout?
Is this a bug or a feature? (I'm using Java 1.4.2 on Solaris 8).


feature.. this way you are likely to see it. In the case of stdout that's not
always the case.

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jAnO! <j.*****@donotspam.kpn.com> wrote:
feature.. this way you are likely to see it. In the case of stdout that's not always the case.


Thanks
Jul 17 '05 #3

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