No desktop menu in Gentoo's CVS ebuild

Sami Samhuri sami at
Mon Aug 2 23:36:54 CEST 2004

* It was Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 03:03:08PM -0500 when Andrew Conkling said:
> Some time ago (probably on Mon, 02 Aug 2004 14:27:57 -0400) "Brian J.
> Tarricone" <bjt23 at> had the occasion to say the following:
> > either that, or your locate database hasn't gotten updated properly
> > since you installed it. the menu is built by default, not sure why
> > it wouldn't build or install.  try it again, with a clean tree, and
> > pay special attention to configure and make output (make sure
> > configure says it's being built, and make sure 'make' goes into
> > modules/menu/ when building).
> How do I "pay special attention"?  Is there a way I can capture output
> (I'm thinking '&> file') and then use an editor/grep to search for
> specific strings?

If you want to watch the output and capture it, use tee.

    % ./configure && make | tee output.txt

`man tee` for more info, basically tee copies stdin to stdout and to the
file passed as an argument.

Sami Samhuri
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