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authorShawn O. Pearce <>2010-02-05 20:57:37 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-02-06 04:57:16 (GMT)
commit4f41b611481bad08319966f7787fc7c4c7bfaa52 (patch)
tree3a333aed6eefc5c10742efc2dce64741e3fdc837 /Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
parent2b26e0e18907132eaac2a8163de0cac552217082 (diff)
run-command: Allow stderr to be a caller supplied pipe
Like .out, .err may now be set to a file descriptor > 0, which is a writable pipe/socket/file that the child's stderr will be redirected into. Signed-off-by: Shawn O. Pearce <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt b/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
index b26c281..a1280dd 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ stderr as follows:
.in: The FD must be readable; it becomes child's stdin.
.out: The FD must be writable; it becomes child's stdout.
- .err > 0 is not supported.
+ .err: The FD must be writable; it becomes child's stderr.
The specified FD is closed by start_command(), even if it fails to
run the sub-process!