cat stdout of multiple commands

cat <( command1 arg arg ) <( command2 arg ) ...
Concatenate the stdout of multiple commands.
Sample Output
# cat <( echo 'hi' ) <( echo 'bye' )

By: Pistos
2009-03-07 04:33:12

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What Others Think

That's a Useless Use of cat. I prefer this form instead: ( command1 arg arg; command2 arg ) If you need to pipe it to something else, you can still do that, e.g.: ( command1 arg arg; command2 arg ) | grep somevalue | tee outputfile
goodevilgenius · 700 weeks and 4 days ago
seofox · 37 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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