Question about stderr output containing carriage return External

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at
Sat Nov 11 11:56:59 AEDT 2023

On Sat, 11 Nov 2023, Marian Beermann wrote:

> Though the commit doesn't say why it needs the \r.

When the terminal is in raw mode, \n is not the line separator
but \x0D\x0A is: \x0D moves the cursor to the beginning of the
line and \x0A moves it to one line below but does not change
the horizontal position.

So it’s a requirement when in raw mode and doesn’t hurt in
cooked mode.

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