I let a
make command running last night when connected via SSH to a remote machine. Then had to close that SSH session, letting
How can I check the last printed messages on the console (to know if no error was issued)?
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What I would recommend is to prepeare in advance, and run the command as follows:
nohup make install >> /var/log/messages &
or, another option, install screen. Before running the command create a new screen with
When coming back, type
screen -r, or
screen -r <screenid> if you have several screens opened to log back in to the session and see all messages printed.
Both of these commands require that you run the commands differently and I don't think they can help you if you already run the command as you did and wish to see its results now.