VMS question

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Wed Aug 7 03:20:01 2002

>You can open a file to append, in which case the version number isn't
>changed. Of course, typical VMS applications open the log file and never
>close it and assuming you code it correctly, other applications can read
>the log file.

Unfortuantly at least version 1.9 of Samba (yeah, I know it's ancient, but
it works for me) has the bad habit of creating a LOT of log files. I
finally ended up creating a batch job to clean up after it.

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