How to tell if package installation is succeeding?

Don Smith midio at
Mon Mar 4 11:27:35 PST 2002

"Jeroen Coumans" <jeroencoumans at> wrote in message
news:200203040831.24094.jeroencoumans at
> On Monday 04 March 2002 03:23, Steve Purdy wrote:
> > So much stuff flies across the screen during compilation, it's
> > difficult to know if it has succeeded or failed after is stops.  Is
> > there a way to spot errors right away?
> If it doesn't halt with an error message, it compiled fine. If you
> to log the compilation process so you can grep for *** yourself, do
> 'make 2>&1 | tee > make.log'.

Wouldn't that be 'make 2>&1|tee make.log' (leave out the last '>')?


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