Capturing wpa_supplicant -dd output?

Jouni Malinen j at
Tue Apr 23 10:06:02 EDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 02, 2013 at 08:27:25AM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> When I launch wpa_supplicant with appropriate options and '-dd' for verbosity,
> it prints a fairly lengthy flood of information to the console. Among this is
> information which I think may be relevant to the problem I want to report.
> If I redirect the output of the exact same wpa_supplicant command line, either
> to a file ('>') or to a pipeline ('|'), no information appears to be printed;
> the file is left at zero size, and the next program in the pipeline doesn't
> appear to receive anything on standard input. This happens even when also
> redirecting stderr into stdout first.

This works fine for me.. What is the full command line you use here?
Please note that this output gets buffered, so it may not be immediately

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