[lug] STDERR, STDOUT redirect...

S. Luke Jones luke at frii.com
Wed Mar 14 22:07:45 MST 2001

Eric A Kihn wrote:
> /home/ekihn/j4/scripts/process_j4.pl 1>& /dev/null 2>>& /tmp/j4.error
> Where the STDOUT gets dumped but errors go to a log.  The syntax above 
> is one of the permutations I've tried.  

With Bourne-type shells (sh, ksh, bash) you should do

	$ some | random | pipeline >/dev/null 2>the_log_file

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