Copying stderr to stdout

Ronald Landheer-Cieslak
Mon Sep 29 09:56:00 GMT 2003

On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 05:28:16PM +0200, Øyvind Harboe wrote:
> I was having a bit of trouble copying stderr to stdout, e.g.
> $ ls 2>&1 lkajsdflkjasdflkj >ll
> ls: lkajsdflkjasdflkj: No such file or directory
> I would have expected the error message to end up in "ll".
> If I place "2>&1" at the end of the line it works.
> Is this the intended behaviour?
You're not giving any information that might actually lead to an answer: 
something as basic as which shell you are using..

If you're using Bash, the behaviour is normal. If you're using any other 
shell, I don't know.


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