Updating the man page, for 0.7.2, describing the new option -E. (Reminded by Jan v0.7.2
authorviric <viriketo@gmail.com>
Sat, 19 Nov 2011 10:11:48 +0100
changeset 309 de0a7720dbc2
parent 308 191898249d9a
child 310 e15752780c4d
Updating the man page, for 0.7.2, describing the new option -E. (Reminded by Jan
--- a/ts.1	Sat Nov 19 10:06:33 2011 +0100
+++ b/ts.1	Sat Nov 19 10:11:48 2011 +0100
@@ -1,11 +1,11 @@
-.\" Copyright Lluís Batlle
+.\" Copyright Lluís Batlle i Rossell
 .\" This file may be copied under the conditions described
 .\" in the LDP GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE, Version 1, September 1998
 .\" that should have been distributed together with this file.
 .\" Note: I took the gnu 'ls' man page as an example.
-.TH TS 1 2011-10 "Task Spooler 0.7.1"
+.TH TS 1 2011-11 "Task Spooler 0.7.2"
 ts \- task spooler. A simple unix batch system
@@ -94,6 +94,13 @@
 In the case the queue is full (due to \fBTS_MAXCONN\fR or system limits),
 by default ts will block the enqueuing command. Using \fB\-B\fR,
 if the queue is full it will exit returning the value 2 instead of blocking.
+.B "\-E"
+Keep two different output files for the command stdout and stderr. stdout goes to
+the file announced by ts (look at \fB\-o\fR), and stderr goes to the stdout file
+with an additional ".e". For example, /tmp/ts-out.SKsDw8 and /tmp/ts-out.SKsDw8.e.
+Only the stdout file gets created with \fBmkstemp\fR, ensuring it does not overwrite
+any other; the ".e" will be overwritten if it existed.
 Instead of giving a new command, we can use the parameters for other purposes:
@@ -294,7 +301,7 @@
 This page describes
 .B ts
-as in version 0.7.1. Other versions may differ. The file
+as in version 0.7.2. Other versions may differ. The file
 found in the distribution package can show some ideas on special uses of
 .B ts.