Subject: Re: It lives!
To: Paul A Vixie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
Date: 01/14/2001 01:21:05
On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, Paul A Vixie wrote:
> > > Does anyone know how to do the VMS equiv. of 'cd /D && ls -l | less' where
> > > `D' is the literal mount point? I hate to blow away a whole disk without
> > > seeing what's on it first.
> > DIR xx: gives you the first two parts.
> almost. it turns out "DIR ddan:[*...]" does it recursively, whereas
> "DIR ddan:" only shows you the top level.
Well, he did say "ls -l", not "ls -lR". :-)
> > Oh, and xx: should be replaced by whatever device you want to look at.
> yes. and it should be a real device rather than a rooted logical name, else
> the results are bizarre.
By "rooted logical name" I assume you mean things like "DUA0:[SYSTEM.]"
Since I don't have any VMS systems at hand I don't know what happens in
this case, but I would still assume it did what I expected. That is, show
me the directories belowe that point. But that's guessing on my part...
Hmmm, or are you talking about logical names that expand to search lists?
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