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Re: i/o redirection into variables


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: i/o redirection into variables
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 15:49:38 +0200
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"Dirk H. Schulz" <address@hidden> writes:

> I am looking for a possiblity to redirect error output into a variable:
>
> Instead of redirecting to a file
> ( e.g.
>       command 2>>errorlogfile
> )
>
> I would like to redirect into a variable.
>
> Is this generally possible?

exec 3>&1
stderr=$(command 2>&1 >&3)
exec 3>&-

Andreas.

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