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Bug#18574: marked as done (FIXED in NMU [was: dpkg: dpkg -h sends output to stderr instead of stdout])

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From: Chris Jones <chris@lenny.starseed.com>
Subject: dpkg: dpkg -h sends output to stderr instead of stdout
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Package: dpkg

This is something that has been bugging me since debian0.93!  When asking
dpkg for command infomation (ie. dpkg -h --force-help) it pipes it to stderr
instead of stdout.  Very irritating especially if you wanna pipe it to more. 

And yes I do know about 2> /dev/stdout...



-- System Information
Debian Release: 2.0 (unstable)
Kernel Version: Linux lenny 2.1.86 #2 Mon Feb 16 00:21:31 PST 1998 alpha unknown

Versions of the packages dpkg depends on:
libc6.1	Version: 2.0.7pre1-1
libg++272	Version:
ncurses3.4	Version: 1.9.9g-8

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