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JDK-4099017 : java.io: Add isatty() equivalent

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
1997-12-12
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2017-07-20
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2017-07-20
Component:
core-libs
OS:
generic,solaris_2.6
Sub-Component:
java.io
CPU:
generic
Priority:
P4
Resolution:
Not an Issue
Affected Versions:
1.1.5,1.2.0
Fixed Versions:

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Description

Name: dgC58589			Date: 12/12/97


It would be handy to be able to test whether
a stream or filedescriptor represented an
"interactive" device.  In Unix, isatty() of
the file descriptor would do.  On Windows,
checking for a console device would work.
(Review ID: 21829)
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2017-07-20



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