Hi Art

We went looking everywhere and could not find an equivalent. So instead, we
updated all our scripts to add an environment variable $DEVNULL, which we
set to a real file when uname is OS400, and /dev/null when it isn't. Then
when processing is done, we delete the $DEVNULL file if it's OS400.

Cassie


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From: Art Baker [mailto:Art_Baker@baan.com]
Sent: Friday, 18 October 2002 7:09 AM
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Subject: [C400-L] dev/null


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Hello,
        What would be the AS400 equivalent of the Unix dev/null? I have some
reports that are produced in a qshell C program but don't want to print, or
save them. In Unix the reports could be sent to the dev/null object which is
a 'black hole'. Is there such a object on the AS400 that behaves the same as
dev/null.
TIA
Art
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