On Oct 14, 2006, at 8:50 PM, yong wrote:
> David Roberts <smartgpx / gmail.com> writes:
>> yong wrote:
>>> I'm writting a program to detect the cursor position with the vt100
>>> command "\x1b[6n".
>>>
>>> So I need to redirect STDOUT to a string.
>>>
>>> How can I do this?
>>
>> I suggest looking at the code for the win2console library, which  
>> gives
>> an example of something similar.
>
> Now I can use STDOUT.reopen to redirect STDOUT output to a file.But  
> How can I redirect it to a string?

You don't.

You should avoid touching STDOUT and STDERR as much as possible.

Instead assign a StringIO to $stdout.

http://blog.segment7.net/articles/2006/08/17/stdout-vs-stdout

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