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perlfunc:truncate

by gods (Initiate)
on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:42 UTC ( #260=perlfunc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

truncate

See the current Perl documentation for truncate.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:


truncate - shorten a file



truncate FILEHANDLE,LENGTH

truncate EXPR,LENGTH



Truncates the file opened on FILEHANDLE, or named by EXPR, to the specified length. Produces a fatal error if truncate isn't implemented on your system. Returns TRUE if successful, the undefined value otherwise.


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