On Wednesday 25 November 2009 07:48:01 Nadav Har'El wrote: > On Tue, Nov 24, 2009, Peter Miller wrote about "Re: Redirecting shell output to a pipe": > >... > > > > > Isn't it natural to assume that in the same fashion, you should > > > also be able to redirect the scripts output to a pipe? E.g., a very > > > useful idiom could have been > > > > > > exec | tee filename > > > > exec |& tee filename you should replace exec with a command. NOT the "exec" builtin. using the builtin exec command doesn't make much sense in this context: RIGHT: echo "Hello Pipe!" |& tee filename or echo "Hello Pipe!" 2>&1 | tee filename WRONG: exec | tee filename WRONG: exec |& tee filename USELESS: exec echo "Hello Pipe!" | tee filename USELESS: exec echo "Hello Pipe!" |& tee filename > > Does this work for you? I get (on zsh 4.3.10) > > zsh: redirection with no command > > This was exactly my "complaint" - that this is sensible syntax, that > could have worked, but doesn't. >
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