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Re: [Help-bash] redirection - stdout

From: Pierre Gaston
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] redirection - stdout
Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 09:50:36 +0300

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 9:40 AM, John Kearney <address@hidden> wrote:
if ! [ -t 1 ]; then
   exec 3>&1
   exec 1>$(tty)

doing this
will close &3 as well.

it won't close 3 why would it? When you duplicate 1 you also close 1 anyway.

you can also use the standard /dev/tty , eg 1>/dev/tty

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