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Re: 1.7.7: window cuts off output / saving output

On Feb  2 11:13, Rachel Trent wrote:
> I have a seemingly simple problem that I either haven't found the
> answer to or I didn't understand the answer when I saw it. I presume
> I'm not describing it with the correct terminology...
> Short version:
> In layman's terms, the Cygwin window cuts off at the top, and I'd like
> to know if the output that's been cut off is forever lost or if I
> might be able to save it to a file or view it some other way.
> Long version:
> Within a larger script, I copied over a thousand files from one server
> to another using the following command:
> cp -R -n -p -v "$package" "$destination" | tee -a "$destination"/copiedfiles.txt
> However, several files failed to copy due to permissions issues/etc,
> and the copiedfiles.txt file does not include the error information.
> The onscreen output does include this information (due to using the -v
> verbose option), however I can only scroll up to see about 300 lines
> of information (surprise! I wasn't expecting this). My question is:
> can I somehow access the output that was cut off?

This is not a Cygwin problem.  The scrollback buffer is provided by the
underying Windows console.  You can change that in the console window
properties dialog.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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