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RE: Problem the TEE command

From: Brad Norling
Subject: RE: Problem the TEE command
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:30:33 +0000

Ok - thank you.  I think I figured it out.  It works from within documents 
folder, but not under program files.  This is on a company owned laptop, and I 
think the issue was permissions.

Thanks for the fast response!


-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Blake [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11:28 AM
To: Brad Norling
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Problem the TEE command

On 10/10/2012 11:59 AM, Brad Norling wrote:
> I'm running the gnu tee command under windows 7.  It doesn't appear to work.
> For example,  from the cmd screen, I type: [dir | tee "out.txt"],  the output 
> appears in the standard output (screen), but 'out.txt' is not created.
> Am I doing something wrong?

The tee from cygwin works for me on my Windows box (where tee --version reports 
8.15).  You didn't mention where you got your build of tee, or what version it 
is, but this may be a porting problem where you are better off complaining to 
the person that pre-built the binary you are using than here, because we are 
unable to do anything about a bad port on this upstream list.  If you aren't 
already using cygwin, might I suggest that as a reasonable port of GNU tools to 
Windows (see

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