Manual Reference Pages - BUILDIT (8)
- time a command, log its output and mail notification when finished
command is a trivial wrapper script for running commands
will start the given
log the stdout and stderr of the command
in the given
wait for termination of the command while printing its output on the
terminal; and then optionally mail the head and tail of the logfile to
the calling user.
command is called before and after the command so that there is a
start and end date of the process in the
The options are as follows:
do not send mail when finished.
log stdin and stderr to this
already exists, it is moved to
Here are typical usages of the
buildit -l /var/src/install.out make installworld | whereintheworld
buildit -l trace.log povray +iscene +oscene.out
Exit status is 0 on success, and 1 if the command
fails for one of the following reasons:
| -l parameter mandatory
No logfile has been chosen.
command is called to send email, with the
flag to set the subject. This might not work equally on all systems.
manual page was first written for worldtools 1.2
command and this manual page were written by
.An The Anarcat Aq firstname.lastname@example.org .
might leave stray processes running, even after being interrupted. This
is due to a bug in
from a subshell has no effect. See the file
in the source distribution for an example.
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