The logsave program will execute cmd_prog with the specified
argument(s), and save a copy of its output to logfile. If the
containing directory for logfile does not exist, logsave will
accumulate the output in memory until it can be written out. A copy
of the output will also be written to standard output.
If cmd_prog is a single hyphen ('-'), then instead of executing a
program, logsave will take its input from standard input and save it
in logfilelogsave is useful for saving the output of initial boot scripts until
the /var partition is mounted, so the output can be written to
-a This option will cause the output to be appended to logfile,
instead of replacing its current contents.
-s This option will cause logsave to skip writing to the log file
text which is bracketed with a control-A (ASCII 001 or Start
of Header) and control-B (ASCII 002 or Start of Text). This
allows progress bar information to be visible to the user on
the console, while not being written to the log file.
-v This option will make logsave to be more verbose in its output
to the user.
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E2fsprogs version 1.43.5-WIP February 2017 LOGSAVE(8)