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tee(1)                           User Commands                          tee(1)



NAME
       tee - replicate the standard output

SYNOPSIS
       tee [-ai] [file...]

DESCRIPTION
       The  tee  utility will copy standard input to standard output, making a
       copy in zero or more files. tee will not buffer its output. The options
       determine if the specified files are overwritten or appended to.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported.

       -a       Appends the output to the files rather than overwriting them.



       -i       Ignores interrupts.



OPERANDS
       The following operands are supported:

       file     A path name of an output file.  Processing of at least 13 file
                operands will be supported.



USAGE
       See largefile(5) for the  description  of  the  behavior  of  tee  when
       encountering files greater than or equal to 2 Gbyte ( 2**31 bytes).

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       See  environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables
       that affect the execution of tee: LANG, LC_ALL, LC_CTYPE,  LC_MESSAGES,
       and NLSPATH.

EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:

       0        The  standard  input  was  successfully  copied  to all output
                files.



       >>0       The number of files that could not be opened or  whose  status
                could not be obtained.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       tab()     allbox;     cw(2.750000i)|    cw(2.750000i)    lw(2.750000i)|
       lw(2.750000i).   ATTRIBUTE  TYPEATTRIBUTE   VALUE   AvailabilitySUNWcsu
       CSIEnabled Interface StabilityStandard


SEE ALSO
       cat(1), attributes(5), environ(5), largefile(5), standards(5)



SunOS 5.10                        20 Dec 1996                           tee(1)