"Charles Howse" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Hi, > I'm cvsup'ing from a script in /usr/local/etc/periodic/daily. > Here 'tis: > > #!/usr/local/bin/bash > Echo > Echo "Output of cvsup:" > /usr/local/bin/cvsup -g -L 2 /etc/cvsupfile > Echo > Echo "Output of portsdb:" > /usr/local/sbin/portsdb -Uu > Echo > Echo "Output of portversion:" > /usr/local/sbin/portversion > > It works, but (1) produces a ton of output, (2) I'm seeing a lot of > lines in the output of portsdb that say, "(some port) non-existent, > dependency list incomplete". > > Are those lines in the output of portsdb coming from STDOUT or STDERR, > or are they completely normal? > > How about we alter the script as follows to keep the output down a > little? > > #!/usr/local/bin/bash > /usr/local/bin/cvsup -g -L 0 /etc/cvsupfile # Keep quiet except for > errors > /usr/local/sbin/portsdb -Uu > /dev/null # Hopefully, show only > errors > Echo > Echo "Updated ports:" > /usr/local/sbin/portversion | grep "<" # Show only changed ports > > Will these changes break anything?
No. If in doubt, redirect to files instead of to /dev/null. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"