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So I wanted to do a bit of textual analysis on the results of a redis query. Naturally I thought I could pass a couple commands to redis-cli and redirect the results to a file. Well, as it turns out, redis-cli only takes one command. I needed at least two commands in order to get the relevant results. So, how can I get that file?
A coworker of mine turned me on to an often overlooked unix command typescript. Here’s how you use it:
$: script ... do whatever you need to ... [ctrl-D]
The text results of whatever you did in between typing “script” and pressing ctl-D, should have been written to a file called “typescript” in your current directory.
Don’t you love it when there’s a command that does exactly what you want. Thanks to Mike for telling me about it!
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