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Re^2: Append the timestamp before and after the data in the logfile

by Kanji (Parson)
on Dec 22, 2005 at 05:33 UTC ( #518480=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Append the timestamp before and after the data in the logfile
in thread Append the timestamp before and after the data in the logfile

To save some typing, you can group the commands together in a subshell and redirect the subshell's output instead.

( date; perl test.pl; date ) > test.log

    --k.



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Re^3: Append the timestamp before and after the data in the logfile
by blazar (Canon) on Dec 22, 2005 at 10:18 UTC
    No need to spawn a subshell:
    { date; perl test.pl; date; } > test.log
    will do. At least in bash, that is...

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