help with text-append over SSH ? - dd: unknown operand >>
Svein Halvor Halvorsen
svein.h at lvor.halvorsen.cc
Sat Oct 13 03:10:26 PDT 2007
>>>> I want to append the contents of a local text file
>>> to the contents of
>>>> a remote text file, over SSH.
Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> cat file1 | ssh user at host "dd -of file2"
That will replace the contents of file2, not append it. Also it
should be "dd of=file1". However, you can use "seek=n" to append,
cat file1 | ssh remote "dd of=file2 seek=n"
... where n is the length of file2
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