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Re: Emacs Environment Variables

Subject: Re: Emacs Environment Variables
From: David Kastrup
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 16:19:34 +0100
Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help

Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa@xxxxxx> writes:

> Am 25.11.2007 um 14:55 schrieb David Kastrup:
>
>> "man csh" verifies that csh is still unsuitable for redirecting stdout
>> and stderr to different locations.
>
> I am proud to report that I have experience in not boiling my eggs
> with my hammer!
>
> How often do you need to separate stdout and stderr in some shell?

Huh?

dd if=something of=something 2>>logfile | tar xf -

Stuff like that is completely common for scripting.  Or even just

echo "This is an error." >&2

You know, there is a reason that both stdout and stderr exist.

> Maybe I have bad habits so that it does not happen that often to me
> that I could remember.

Maybe you just don't use csh for scripting.  

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum



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