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Re: redirection to /dev/null

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: redirection to /dev/null
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:04:18 -0400
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On 9/9/20 8:16 PM, Koichi Murase wrote:

>> I've also read that '&> /dev/null' is outdated and should be replaced
>> with '>/dev/null 2>&1'
>> True? And exactly why?
> I'm also interested in whether it is really outdated and should not be
> used.

It's not outdated.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU

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