shell vs. process

Dar Scott dsc at
Thu Oct 5 01:21:57 EDT 2006

On Oct 4, 2006, at 7:05 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:

> As you can see, I redirect the output of a shell command to a text
> file, then have a loop that keeps checking until the file is there.

Cool.  I have tried the &, but without success.  I think I must not  
have been redirecting to a file or things changed since long ago.

BTW, the original problem was tcpdump, so I assume a dialog or at  
least processing output as it comes might be needed.


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