[ILUG] Getting nohup to flush!
gavinmcc at netsoc.ucd.ie
Fri Mar 9 10:23:09 GMT 2001
> Methinks that "screen" might be your best option here ...
Yeah, the only thing is it's not installed on some of the machines (not
our machines). Must have a look in detail at it though for other stuff.
> Either that or have you tried using normal redirection ...
> myproggie > outputfile 2>&1
> then a "tail -f" on the outputfile should be enough !
Well, the syntax I'm using is:
nohup myprog >myfile &
but nohup takes over and buffers output to myfile.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > Subject: [ILUG] Getting nohup to flush!
> > However, it would appear that in most instances nohup
> > buffers this and nothing gets written for the entire running of the
> > script, hence I get no progress reports until the script exits.
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