sh stdout/stderr redirection problem

Michael Ross gmx at
Sat Aug 16 17:32:03 UTC 2014

On Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:23:53 +0200, Peter Ulrich Kruppa  
<ulrich at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have got a python3.4 script which I can start from an rc.d script as a
> daemon this way:
>   daemon -p /var/run/ /path/to/python3.4 /path/to/
> /path/to/python3.4 /path/to/ produces interesting messages on
> stdout and stderr, so I would like to collect them in /var/log/my.log .
> I have tried all kinds of combinations of >>'s and 2>&1's but either I
> catch daemon's output which is nothing or the script won't start anymore.
> Any ideas? - Thanks for your help
> Peter

You could do the redirection in your python script:


import sys

def redirect(msg):



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