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Re: [INN2] no bash redirection with getlist

On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 07:16:13PM +0200, Jens Kubieziel wrote:
> Hi,
> if I want to retrieve active, newsgroups or some other file from a
> newsserver I can use getlist. The manpage says:
>        getlist - get a list from an NNTP server
>        getlist [ -h host ] [ list [ pattern [ types ] ] ]
>        The  getlist program obtains a list from an NNTP
>        server and sends it to standard output.
> I wanted to redirect that output to a file in this way:
>     getlist -h $SERVER active > $SOMEFILE
> getlist writes its output to STDOUT and it seems there is no way to
> redirect that output to a file (i also tried tee).

That should be completely impossible; if redirection were broken,
*everyone* would notice. Could you show us the exact command you're
using (without things like $SOMEFILE), and the first few lines of


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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