directing output in crontab

Stuart Jansen sjansen at
Tue Jul 22 18:07:00 MDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 16:06 -0600, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
> > For /bin/sh, the typical syntax to send stderr to the same place as
> > stdout is "2>&1".
> Wouldn't that take the standard error and redirect it back to the  
> display? I want to take the standard output and standard error and  
> send them both to a log file.

/usr/local/bin/ &> /var/log/backup.log

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