VMS question

From: classiccmp <classiccmp_at_vintage-computer.com>
Date: Tue Aug 6 17:30:01 2002

VMS does keep versions of log files, but you can set the OS up to only
keep a specified number of versions on a file by file basis or more

You can also manually purge older versions of a file or a set of files
keeping a specified number of versions.


-----Original Message-----
From: cctalk-admin_at_classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-admin_at_classiccmp.org]
On Behalf Of Ron Hudson
Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 3:04 PM
To: Classic Computers
Subject: VMS question

VMS has a distinctive that when you open a file for write or append, a
of that file is made with a higher "Version" number.

What happens then if you have a "log" type file, the OS (or some
open it from time to time to add info.

Mass copies of this file?
Received on Tue Aug 06 2002 - 17:30:01 BST

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