writef vs writeln and printing to the console

Jesse Phillips jessekphillips+D at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 15:03:39 PST 2011

Andrej Mitrovic Wrote:

> Unfortunately I can't provide a simple test case, but I have a case where using:
> writef("..........\n");
> inside a loop that runs a dozen times does not print out each line as the statement is reached, instead it prints out everything at once when the application is done. If I use this:
> writeln(".........");
> then I get each line printed out at the exact moment as this statement is reached. Is this normal behavior? 

I don't think new line means to flush the buffer like it does in printf. I think you can use stdout.flush() from stdio;

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