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Authored by: Brad Puett on Nov 04, '01 02:04:54AM

That's what Apple changed ... by the way, what does the "2 > /dev/null" part do? I know "> /dev/null" is redirect to null, but what's the "2" for?


" 2> " refers to Standard Error, just as " > " refers to Standard Output. So the statement " 2> /dev/null " means that any "leftover" error messages will be "trashed" (i.e. discarded, thrown away).

Hope that was clear!

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