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Re: [PATCH: perl@16826] small updates to DCL portions of perl kit

Brian Tillman
May 31, 2002 10:04
Re: [PATCH: perl@16826] small updates to DCL portions of perl kit
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231901c208c3$6173a910$ writes:

> $ echo4 "The file is now being written..."
> $ file_2_find = "[-]"
>-$ OPEN/WRITE CONFIG 'file_2_find'
>+$! Folks are likely to want to edit
>+$! STMLF RFM plays nicer with ported editors than does VFC.
>+$ DECK
>+$ EOD
>+$ CREATE /FDL=[-]CONFIG.FDL 'file_2_find'
>+$ OPEN/APPEND CONFIG 'file_2_find'
> $ WRITE CONFIG "$!    ''cf_time'"
> $ IF cf_email.NES.perladmin

This really isn't the correct approach at all.   Instead, do this:

$ create 'file_2_find'
$ open/append config 'file_2_find'

This will create a native VMS text file that any VMS-based editor, including
the ported ones, will like.  No FDL file manipulation needed and no
Stream_LF file created (which is not the native format of a text file,

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