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Re: modifying movemail


From: Thien-Thi Nguyen
Subject: Re: modifying movemail
Date: 21 Jun 2004 15:26:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Florian von Savigny <address@hidden> writes:

> echo "" > "$1"

this may result in a file of one character, a newline, which
is probably not what you want.  you can try, instead:

  > "$1"

that is, no echo command, only redirection.  if that fails,
you can try:

  cat /dev/null > "$1"

if that fails, it means /dev/null is broken (weird!).

thi


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