[clug] IO redirection
eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Sat Sep 16 22:37:04 UTC 2017
On 16/09/17 23:15, Bryan Kilgallin (iiNet) via linux wrote:
> Perhaps it's the fish syntax. But all I could do was send output to a file. I tried to execute input from a file--to no avail.
> To read standard input from a file, write <SOURCE_FILE
> To write standard output to a file, write >DESTINATION
> To write standard error to a file, write ^DESTINATION
> To append standard output to a file, write >>DESTINATION_FILE
> To append standard error to a file, write ^^DESTINATION_FILE
> To not overwrite ("clobber") an existing file, write '>?DESTINATION' or '^?DESTINATION'
Good morning Bryan,
What command did you run to try to "execute input" and how did it fail?
For example, this command:
sort <infile >outfile
should "read standard input", sort it, then "write standard output". does this work for you?
Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)
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