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Re: RFS: truncate

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! :)


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