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I wrote this Perl program a long time ago that could get you started if you understand it. It uses uses the inotify feature in the kernel. You'll have to change the code from synchronization to doing whatever you need, but it's mostly all there. I know you have a problem with Perl, but I wanted to give this to you just ...


Your guess is right. exec >filename command redirects stdout to the designated file. This sends all command output that would normally go to stdout to that file. command &> filename redirects both the stdout and the stderr of command to filename. Actually, command &>file is another form of command > file 2>&1 (not available in ...


Either clone the git repo as @alexises suggests which is the most general solution or if you're actually using you can get to the files directly on which is explained more fully here.


You must clone the repo to get the file, it's a common case in a packaging environement. If you have a security issue you can fork, remove your capability and dowload the file under a non privilaged user.

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