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Use tee + process substitution to split STDOUT to multiple commands

Terminal - Use tee + process substitution to split STDOUT to multiple commands
some_command | tee >(command1) >(command2) >(command3) ... | command4
2009-02-17 01:55:07
User: SiegeX
Functions: tee
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Use tee + process substitution to split STDOUT to multiple commands

Using process substitution, we can 'trick' tee into sending a command's STDOUT to an arbitrary number of commands. The last command (command4) in this example will get its input from the pipe.

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Thanks for this one.

Comment by CodSpirit 332 weeks and 1 day ago

Yet another confirmation that tee is awesome. This one in my favourites.

Comment by rbossy 299 weeks and 5 days ago

That one doesn't work for me, it is not portable:

/bin/mksh: syntax error: '(' unexpected

Comment by Natureshadow 162 weeks and 2 days ago

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