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Fw: 1.7.7: window cuts off output / saving output
- From: RISINGP1 at nationwide dot com
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2011 11:44:05 -0500
- Subject: Fw: 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
In the future, to capture the errors as well:
cp -R -n -p -v "$package" "$destination" 2>&1 | tee -a
>> 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
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