Paul Jakma wrote:
>> because standard error is a different stream to stdin. To redirect
> stderr use 2> ... (stderr is file descriptor 2) or 2>&1 which means
> redirect fd 2/stderr to the same place as fd 1 / stdin.
You mean stdout, right? :) 0 is stdin.
Actually, that would be interesting... If I go
echo "Hello, world" | cat 1>>&0
Have I created an infinite loop?
I've tried it, and it doesn't work. Not sure why...
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