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Re: /bin/sh redirect without command failure mode

> One final note. redirects without command words are a very rare beast.
> They do nothing normally useful,

As admin I quite often use a simple

	> foo.log

to truncate a file back down to zero bytes after some incident causing
the log to be insanely large.  The redirect doesn't meddle with ownerships
and permissions, and a running daemon can continue to write to the very
same file descriptor.

						Martin Neitzel

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