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Old 02-20-2008
Cannot redirect ouput?????

Hello experts,
I'm testing a program that prints error message to the screen.
I want to redirect the output to a file using >. but the message only prints on screen and not writing to the file,
Any suggestion on what I might try?
# 2  
Old 02-20-2008
ok, I got this part. If I want to redirect error message I should use 2>.
now come to my 2nd question. how do I put the program in the background and redirect the error message to a file? & 2>?????????
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Old 02-20-2008
Originally Posted by minifish
ok, I got this part. If I want to redirect error message I should use 2>.
now come to my 2nd question. how do I put the program in the background and redirect the error message to a file? & 2>?????????
<filename> 2><path/filename> &
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Old 02-20-2008
Originally Posted by bobbygsk
<filename> 2><path/filename> &
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