Re: truncating files
From the bash manpage:
If set, bash does not overwrite an existing file
with the >, >&, and <> redirection operators. This
variable may be overridden when creating output
files by using the redirection operator >| instead
of > (see also the -C option to the set builtin
On Sun, 7 Dec 1997,William R Ward <hermit@BayView.COM> wrote:
> >> 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 ">|"??
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