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Re: [vox-tech] Idea for 'tee' -- shut up already!
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Re: [vox-tech] Idea for 'tee' -- shut up already!

On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 02:13:15PM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> So I'm grepping & cut'ing a huge log file (6.4 million lines)
> and made the mistake of deciding to pipe it through "tee" to
> watch for a while.  I forgot to do this from within a "screen"
> session, so I'm kind of stuck staring at it in a terminal.  *sigh* :)
> I don't want to watch any more, and wish I could do something like,
> I dunno maybe like this...?
>   $ cat hugefile.log | grep whatever | cut -f 1,2,3 | tee output.txt
>   {huge dump of data}

Signal handler perhaps in a shell script that toggles output to stdout?

Brian Lavender

"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to
show their absence!"

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