logsave - save the output of a command in a logfile
] logfile cmd_prog [ ... ]
program will execute cmd_prog
with the specified
argument(s), and save a copy of its output to logfile
. If the
containing directory for logfile
does not exist, logsave
accumulate the output in memory until it can be written out. A copy of the
output will also be written to standard output.
is a single hyphen ('-'), then instead of executing a
will take its input from standard input and save it in
is useful for saving the output of initial boot scripts until the
/var partition is mounted, so the output can be written to /var/log.
- This option will cause the output to be appended to
logfile, instead of replacing its current contents.
- This option will cause logsave to skip writing to
the log file text which is bracketed with a control-A (ASCII 001 or Start
of Header) and control-B (ASCII 002 or Start of Text). This allows
progress bar information to be visible to the user on the console, while
not being written to the log file.
- This option will make logsave to be more verbose in
its output to the user.
Theodore Ts'o (email@example.com)