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Re: truncating files



In article <m0xepeO-000KKhC@bobspc>, hilliard@metrolink.net (Robert D. Hilliard) writes:
>> 1) I use set -C in bash, so I can't say > foo if foo exists wthout
>> first saying set +C.

>     ">| foo" overrides the noclobber option

Don't you mean ">!", not ">|"??

--Bill.

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