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Old 08-22-2005, 11:37 AM   #1
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problem in restoring stdout to default

In my shell script i gave the following command to redirect the standard output to a logfile

exec >logfile

This script also calls another shell script later.

My question is

how do I restore the standard output to default from the called script?
Old 08-22-2005, 03:07 PM   #2
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I know this is covered in the REDIRECTION section of the "bash" manpage. Just type "man bash" to bring that up, it should help.

For the lazy answer, try this:
"exec >&1"
Old 08-22-2005, 03:21 PM   #3
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I am using ksh.

exec >&1 does not work


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