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Hi All,
I am a bit surpprised that redirecting stdout to a file by means of
io.output(file) has no effect on print(...) function. For example,
executing the following code snippet with Lua-5.1.2 on Ubuntu-7.4


leaves the file /tmp/tmp.log empty and a sting of output goes to the
terminal screen (default stdout) instead.  Quick look at  "luaB_print"
function (file:  src/lbaselib.c) reveals that it uses "stdout" as
defined in #include<stdio.h> and it seems that it cannot be changed
from within the Lua itself.

Am I missing something? Is it a bug or an intended behavior?
Unlike "print" io.write behaves as expected.