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NAME

tee – read from standard input and write to standard output and files

SYNOPSIS

tee [OPTION]… [FILE]…

DESCRIPTION

Copy standard input to each FILE, and also to standard output.

-a, –append
append to the given FILEs, do not overwrite

-i, –ignore-interrupts
ignore interrupt signals

-p diagnose errors writing to non pipes

–output-error[=MODE] set behavior on write error. See MODE below

–help display this help and exit

–version
output version information and exit

MODE determines behavior with write errors on the outputs:
‘warn’ diagnose errors writing to any output

‘warn-nopipe’
diagnose errors writing to any output not a pipe

‘exit’ exit on error writing to any output

‘exit-nopipe’
exit on error writing to any output not a pipe

The default MODE for the -p option is ‘warn-nopipe’. The default oper‐
ation when –output-error is not specified, is to exit immediately on
error writing to a pipe, and diagnose errors writing to non pipe out‐
puts.

AUTHOR

Written by Mike Parker, Richard M. Stallman, and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

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COPRYRIGHT

Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later .
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) tee invocation’

GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 TEE(1)