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Re: Xorg 7.0 and ATI working!

On Tue, 2006-06-20 at 15:19 -0700, Bill Wohler wrote:
>   sudo sh -c "readlink /etc/X11/X | md5sum > /var/lib/x11/X.md5sum"

(totally off topic, but a thought maybe worth sharing:)

I used to pull similar tricks to redirect output to a file writable only
by root. it can be done without spawning a root shell, though:

  readlink /etc/X11/X | md5sum | sudo tee /var/lib/x11/X.md5sum

it has the added bonus of showing what you've just written to the file
(unless you tack '>/dev/null' to the end of the line, of course). see
tee(1) for more info (the append option is handy for replacing '>>')



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