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Re: (ITS#6038) Write slapadd progress meter to stdout

rein@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
> Full_Name: Rein Tollevik
> Version: CVS HEAD
> OS: Irrelevant
> URL:
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Submitted by: rein
> The slapadd progress meter is written to stderr, and the only way to get rid of
> it is currently to redirect stderr.  I don't want the meter in my small test
> scripts, as it is not very useful on minimal input and clutters the test output.
>   It should be possible to disable the meter without loosing all error messages,
> a fix that writes the meter to stdout instead is coming.
> Options to enable/disable the meter would be nice, but the obvious candidates -q
> and -v are both occupied...

Just redirect stdin, and the meter will automatically turn itself off.

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