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Re: truncating files

On Sun, Dec 07, 1997 at 03:05:00PM -0500, Carl Mummert wrote:
> cm>rm -f {list of filenames}
> cm>touch {list of filenames}
> This doesn't work if you don't have write permission to the
> directory.  The solution should be able to truncate any file
> I have write access to, even if I can't write to the directory.

Are you sure you should be doing this, then?

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