[vbox-dev] vboxmanage patch -- Stdout vs. StdErr fixes and added ability to use optional UUID with convertfromraw

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Tue Sep 13 02:19:31 PDT 2011

On Friday 09 September 2011 19:37:08 Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
> On 09.09.2011 19:25, Ribhi Kamal wrote:
> > Just wondering if this patch will get merged to the next version of vbox?
> No, I will not apply this because all the stderr -> stdout replacements
> break intentional VirtualBox behavior. It will make VBoxManage unusable
> in pipes, which is a common use on non-windows platforms. I also see no
> reason, because Windows learned to deal with stderr redirection quite a
> number of years ago.
> The UUID part is interesting, and will be included when someone finds time.

Applied a corrected version of the UUID part. Thanks for the suggestion!

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert
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