Joined: 08 Jun 2005 Posts: 5042 Location: Arizona, U.S.A.
Posted: Wed 21 Apr 2010, 18:43 Post_subject:
No it doesn`t, the only thing being run to null is std. out.
Try it... 2> gets the error but outputs a screen full of info ( 1> ) if there`s no error.
So if the Xwin. title is good 1> sends the Xwin. info to the trash to keep the screen clean.
It`s writing the file every time now, but again... It works fine in Xterm but the script errors.
I took my error message out and now it doesn`t error any more... Weird!
The echo command seems to be the problem, it`s returning back to the function call!
But the if statement should end the script with " exit 7 ;fi" after that! But it never gets there!