[Techtalk] Using > to redirect standard error?
rachel at xtreme.com
Tue Jan 13 20:48:22 EST 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> On January 13, 2004 7:01 pm, Rachel McConnell wrote:
> > So I've come up with the theory that there are two outputs
> which both
> > normally print to console, call them stdout and stderr. >
> appears to
> > redirect stdout, but not stderr.
> What you're looking for is the second redirect operator,
> "2>". That will
> generally work on Linux, but I don't know about cygwin.
> - --
> Best Regards,
> Anthony Gorecki
In fact it works on cygwin! Thanks much. The regular messages, what I
called stdout, appear to be suppressed entirely using 2>, although for
my purposes this is fine. "second redirect operator" I'll do some
research on that; I never knew such a thing existed.
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