[cfe-dev] 'sw_vers' on Linux

Csaba Raduly rcsaba at gmail.com
Sun Apr 28 22:56:00 PDT 2013

Hi all,

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 7:18 PM, John Smith  wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 7:05 PM, Bob Wilson  wrote:
>> Does the version of "which" on Linux and BSD support the -s (silent) option?  That would be slightly cleaner than redirecting to /dev/null.
> Gnu '/usr/bin/which' on my Fedora 17 system does not. But why worry
> about possibly non-portable options like '-s', when ">/dev/null 2&1"
> will work on all *nix flavors ?

Just FYI: Solaris 'which' writes its error message to stdout ("No
sw_vers found in ..."), instead of writing nothing to stdout and an
error to stderr :(

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