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Old 08-12-2009
Java what command is used to remove the all text of the particular file.

Hi all...

I want to delete the entire text of the file and want to make it zero byte..
would you please tell me the command for it.


Thanks and regards
Vijay sahu
# 2  
Old 08-12-2009
Code:
cat < /dev/null > File_name.txt

# 3  
Old 08-12-2009
Code:
: > file

# 4  
Old 08-12-2009
You can use only de redirection of stdout:
$echo "hello" >file;ls -l file
-rw-r--r-- 1 chip chip 6 2009-08-12 11:53 file
$>file
$ls -l file
-rw-r--r-- 1 chip chip 0 2009-08-12 11:53 file
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Old 08-12-2009
MySQL

Hi all

Thanks for your reply all three are working properly...

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