Re: tee -a /dev/null
On Mon, 21 Jul 2003 14:18:40 +0100
Randy Orrison <email@example.com> wrote:
> Richard Kimber wrote:
> > When I do a ps, I see a process:
> > tee -a /dev/null
> > I understand I might use tee from the command line, but why is this
> > process running, and what is it appending to /dev/null ? And is it a
> > Good Thing?
> Hard to say what it is... ps -ef gives the user, process id, and parent
> process id as the first three columns. Helpful things to know would be:
> What is the parent of the tee process? What user is running it?
Thanks. I get
root 11858 1 0 Jul05 pts/5 00:00:00 /usr/X11R6/bin/Xprt -ac
-pn -nolisten tcp -audit 4 -fp
hmmmn. Xprt has no manpage.