shell script : log to txt and insert new line everytime


 
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shell script : log to txt and insert new line everytime

Hi,

I have this script,
Code:
    while [ 1 ]
    do
          ps  ax|grep 5060 > log.txt
          echo " "
          sleep 1
    done 
}

I want to actually put a new line everytime the loop is executed in log.txt , but I do not know how to "embed" the echo " " inside the log.txt.
(so to say in log txt it will fill with result of grep command in every line, not overwritten, until I press ctrl+c)

Can anyone help?

Thank you
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Last edited by vbe; 01-31-2012 at 05:48 AM..
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Hi,
you script currently overwrites log.txt every second. Use >> to append.
Code:
while [ 1 ]
do
   ps ax|grep 5060 >> log.txt
   echo " " >> log.txt
   sleep 1
done

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