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Re: [vox-tech] quick, stupid bash question

On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 11:29:29AM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> ok, haven't tried this, but this looks to me like:
> put stderr into stdout
> redirect stdout (and therefore stderr) into /dev/null
> pipe stdout (which should be null) to grep.
> yet it works.  where is my thinking going wrong?

I'm guessing the order of operation goes backwards.

  "redirect stdout to devnull,
   shove stderr through stdout"

and then finally, on the other end, again, "pipe it to grep"

I'm far from a bash expert, though.  Most of what I know I learned from
your bash talk, and most of that has evaporated off the top of my head. ;)

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