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LLE10040 : Howto empy the contents of a file without deleting and changing the access rights

Symptom:

Some logfiles can become quite big, if you only want the contents to be deleted and the file should stay you should use this tip

Cause:

None

Solution:

The most easy way to do this is a redirection into the file.

If you want the contents of the file searchterms.txt to be deleted but the file and the access rights should stay you do this by:

>searchterms.txt

You can still see the file but the contents is empty. The access rights are exactly the same as before!


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