What does the
>|-redirection in bash do?
I just found out, that
echo text >| somefile creates the file
somefile (if not existing yet), and fills it with
text. Similar as
echo text > somefile would do.
Further experiments suggest that the
>|-redirection behaves as the
So, what is the
Since it's hard to google for the string ">|", I could not really search the web (so I have added "greater-pipe" in the title of this question since that is google-able).