stderr ensuring that terminal output does not truncate.
const setBlocking = require('set-blocking') setBlocking(true) console.log(someLargeStringToOutput)
Historical Context/Word of Warning
This was created as a shim to address the bug discussed in node #6456. This bug crops up on
newer versions of Node.js (
0.12+), truncating terminal output.
You should be mindful of the side-effects caused by using
- if your module sets blocking to
true, it will effect other modules consuming your library. In yargs we only call
setBlocking(true)once we already know we are about to call
- this patch will not apply to subprocesses spawned with
isTTY = true, this is the default