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Re: [Bug-ed] editing a large file with ed

From: soul
Subject: Re: [Bug-ed] editing a large file with ed
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 22:26:18 +0200


On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 8:15 PM, soul <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 6:07 PM, Enda <address@hidden> wrote:
>> $ ed largefile
>> No space left on device
>> 1,$d
>> w
>> 0
>> q
>> I am trying to empty the contents of a file. The above works, but should I 
>> be worried about the  "No space left on device" warning.
>> - Enda
> Hi,
> I think that it would help to know which version of ed you are using
> $ ed --version

(offlist answer: 1.6).

I think you are just out of space in /tmp .
I do not think this has bad consequences in your case, but Antonio
will know for sure if that's the case.



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