past at sbox.tugraz.at
Wed Mar 5 18:30:49 EST 2003
Tom Freeman wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am running rsync via a perl script run in a cronjob.
> my $message = `/usr/bin/rsync --rsh=/usr/local/openssh/bin/ssh -avu
> $directory $destination`;
> I want to be able to write this data
> to a log file, so that if things don't work, I can find out what's wrong.
> Is this a perl type question rather
> than something I can do with rsync...?
You can do it by shell:
`/usr/bin/rsync --youroptions $directory $destination 2&>1 > $yourlogfile`
This logs stdout and stderr to your log file
If you don't like stderr in your output, leave out '2&>1'. If you only
like to have stderr, add '2&> $yourlogfile' instead of the rest.
Engineers motto: cheap, good,fast - choose any two
Patrick Strasser <past at sbox dot tugraz dot at>
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