On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 04:49:40PM +0100, P?draig Brady wrote: > Chris Lamb wrote: > > Mike Hommey wrote: > > > >> Very frankly, this should go into coreutils. > > > > Or bsdmaintutils/bsdutils? > > Yes that's the obvious place for it. > Note one can achieve the same functionality with dd > See: http://www.pixelbeat.org/scripts/truncate Yep, I did mention dd(1)'s "seek" option in my initial RFS :) Still, I was not aware of a working version based on dd; thanks for the pointer to the script, and for writing it! :) G'luck, Peter -- Peter Pentchev firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com roam@FreeBSD.org PGP key: http://people.FreeBSD.org/~roam/roam.key.asc Key fingerprint FDBA FD79 C26F 3C51 C95E DF9E ED18 B68D 1619 4553 I've heard that this sentence is a rumor.
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