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NAME

tee – duplicate standard input

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


tee [-ai] [file ...]

DESCRIPTION

The tee utility copies standard input to standard output, making a copy in zero or more files. The output is unbuffered.

The following options are available:
-a
  Append the output to the files rather than overwriting them.
-i
  Ignore the SIGINT signal.

The following operands are available:
file A pathname of an output file.

The tee utility takes the default action for all signals, except in the event of the -i option.

EXIT STATUS

The utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

STANDARDS

The tee utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2 ("POSIX.2") compatible.

TEE (1) November 13, 2007

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