[mythtv-users] Can't send mythfilldatabase output to /dev/null

Stroller Linux.Luser at myrealbox.com
Fri Dec 24 07:29:03 UTC 2004

On Dec 24, 2004, at 5:33 am, Phill Edwards wrote:

> When I run this command, all the output should go to /dev/null, I 
> believe:
> $ mythfilldatabase --file 1 7 /home/mythtv/.xmltv/tvlistings.xml 2>&1
>> /dev/null
> However, the output goes to screen, or to mail when I run it from
> cron...

It's been a while since I looked at the syntax for this sorta stuff, 
but in my cron I have a number of entries in the format:
    /usr/bin/fetchmail  > /dev/null 2>&1
which seem to do what you require.


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