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# 1  
Old 07-23-2009
Writing to standard error

Hi,

I want to redirect the standard output to standard error whenever an error occurs for ex
if [ a -eq 0 ]
then
echo right
else
echo wrong
fi

I want to redirect the wrong to stderror .Adding a line 1>&2 will do that or is additional code to be added.How can i verify whether the output is written to standard error?Help me.

Regards,
Padmini
# 2  
Old 07-23-2009
Code:
jb>cat s3
echo right
echo wrong >&2

Code:
jb>sh s3
right
wrong

jb>sh s3 1>log.txt 2>elog.txt

jb>cat log.txt
right
jb>cat elog.txt
wrong
jb>

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Old 07-23-2009
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