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Old 08-28-2008
Question How to redirect stderr and stdout to a file

Hi friends
I am facing one problem while redirecting the out of the stderr and stdout to a file
let example my problem with a simple example
I have a file (say test.sh)in which i run 2 command in the background

ps -ef &
ls &

and now i am run this file and redirect the output to a file (say output.log)
./test.sh > output.log

Now the result stored in the file is not like that first ps -ef and than ls
it mixed the output of both command

Now help me so thats i can store the result in the file only one after another

Thanks
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Old 08-28-2008
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Originally Posted by sushantnirwan
Hi friends
I am facing one problem while redirecting the out of the stderr and stdout to a file
let example my problem with a simple example
I have a file (say test.sh)in which i run 2 command in the background

ps -ef &
ls &

and now i am run this file and redirect the output to a file (say output.log)
./test.sh > output.log

Now the result stored in the file is not like that first ps -ef and than ls
it mixed the output of both command

Now help me so thats i can store the result in the file only one after another

Thanks
its because when you run them in background they will run simultaniously..
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Old 08-28-2008
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Last edited by vbe; 08-28-2008 at 07:33 AM..
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Old 08-28-2008
But I dont get you here, whats the point of launching these 2 cmds in background?
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Old 08-28-2008
Its not cmds, I am taking it as a example , other are files which i did not explain here
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Old 08-28-2008
This is not work in this case , i already try it
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Old 08-28-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by vbe
2>&1 ...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vidyadhar85
its because when you run them in background they will run simultaniously..
Ya i know , but what the way to come out from this problem
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