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Re: question seeing background process

On Fri, 21 Nov 1997, Paul wrote:

> line.  But here goes nothing.  I put a process in the background with the
> &.  Now I want to look at what it is doing.
> ie I am running hardcrack and I put it in the background and I want to see
> what it is doing.  hardcrack&.  Can I see what it is doing? Is there a way


I do this by running:

hardcrack > ~/hardcrack.out &

Then all of the output of hardcrack is written to hardcrack.out.  If I
want to review it later, I can just:

less ~/hardcrack.out

or, if you want to watch the output as it comes up:

tail -f ~/hardcrack.out


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