bash redirection failures

Mark Hymers markh at
Mon Dec 17 03:21:48 PST 2001

On Mon, 17, Dec, 2001 at 01:07:41PM +0100, Erika Pacholleck wrote:
> Sounds maybe a bit strange but I have problems with redirecting
> output in bash console. Until now I was used to simply do
> command 2&>1 1> /wherever/file.log
> Now suddenly the 2.. and 1.. parts are treated as optional
> parameters to command, resulting in corresponding error messages,
> not found or whatever command thinks is wrong with this option.
Hmm.. shouldn't it be:

command >/wherever/file.log 2>&1


Mark Hymers				BLFS Editor
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