troubleshooting Question

output redirection using exec command

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Hi team,

below is the program i have written to redirect the output to file using my own file descriptor. Iam able to successfully redirect the output to a file .
But the problem iamm facing is that , after closing my file descriptor still my programs writes the output to the file

How to solve this problem , any help is really appreciated

#script to create our own file descriptor

exec 4>fileout
#redirect standard output to file descriptor 4

exec 1>&4
echo "This is a test program"
exec 4&-

echo " Back to normal"

# i want the output back to normal to be displayed on the screen , but it is getting stored in the file

Any help is really appreciated.
nociSoftware Engineer
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