| -----Original Message----- | [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Joe Pluta | Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 5:59 PM | Subject: RE: ATTRIB (Using chmod instead) <snip> | But now we digress into the land of *nix, at which point it | quickly becomes | a matter of opinion, rather than fact. | | -----Original Message----- | [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of firstname.lastname@example.org | Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 12:10 AM | Subject: RE: ATTRIB (Using chmod instead) | | | On Wed, 19 December 2001, Scott Klement wrote: | | > Incidentally, the touch command has a "-c" switch that will prevent it | > from creating files when they don't exist. So you could solve your | > *.jsp problem by simply typing: | > | > touch -c *.jsp | | A faster way is: | | ===> call qshell/touch ('-c' '*.jsp') | | No need to jump into QSH first. That is, I just realized these | can be called direct from a command line. (Duh!) Now to see what | good that does me... | -----Original Message----- | [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of firstname.lastname@example.org | Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 7:29 AM | Subject: RE: ATTRIB (Using chmod instead) | | >I know of is legal. Inserting things like '*' is not recommended, because | >it's confusing, and harder to work with, but it's certainly legal. :) | | You mean more confusing than this? | | >> $ ls -l \** -rw-r--r-- 1 scotty wheel 0 Dec 19 16:26 *.jsp | | | RDLMAO | How about something like "C-SIX/400" (ie Common Sense *IX/400). Or maybe C6/400...? Change Object Properties (CHGOBJPRP) Object....................: _____________________ Create file...............: *NO (*NO, *YES) : : Now, if it wasn't GPL'd, I'd consider putting some time on an "Open Source" version of something like this... Still have some reservations, but mebbe... For example, I'm probably done for today (after a couple short posts), because I'm getting backlogged on work for my PAYING CLIENT... jt
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