I decided to write down some examples of using the Unix tee command, when I manually fire off a crontab job. The cron job entry following the following format
$ ruby <script-name> >> <log-filename> $ ruby process-entries.rb >> log-file-process.txt
When I need to run this ruby script manualy, I can use the
tee command to
view the log while storing a second copy to the log file as shown below.
$ ruby process-entries.rb | tee -a log-file-process.txt
-a option tells
tee to append to the log file instead of
replacing the file.
For those working on Windows, take a look at the Gnu Utilities for
Win32, which includes a