This post is a tidbit of a useful cultural thing you should know if you were to use Linux.
As we talked about in the previous post,
/dev/null means “void”; that is, it
/dev/null disregards anything sent to it.
In the Unix culture, if someone tells you to “send your comments to /dev/null”, that means “don’t bother sending comments”. (“Null device,” n.d.) If somebody tells you to go to
/dev/null, well… You get the picture.
Just an interesting tidbit of Unix culture. Talk soon!
Null device. (n.d.). Retrieved February 28, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Null_device