[lug] Is there a way to get output once it's been redirected to /dev/null?

Jeff blug4 at sirveiss.com
Sat Jun 26 16:38:09 MDT 2010


I looked into this a while back and found this link:


Thank you very much!


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On Fri, 25 Jun 2010, Jeffrey Haemer wrote:

> Earlier today, someone came to me with a problem.  I couldn't think of a way to solve it, but I believe a
> logician would rule that "argumentum imagi pauco" ("Proof by Lack of Imagination.")
> He was logged in to an embedded box on a customer site, trying to debug a problem with a running daemon.
>  The daemon had been started with stdout, and stderr both redirected to /dev/null.
> "Is there a way," he asked, "to redirect and capture the output without restarting the daemon?"
> I can probably even argue why there *couldn't possibly* be a way to solve it, so that only a moron would
> think about the problem: "argumentum ad territo" ("Proof by Intimidation.")
> Ideas?  Suggestions?
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