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Old 03-03-2010, 07:56 AM   #1
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How to delete a line from a busy file?


I have a log file which is continously being accessed. Now I want to delete the first line without disturbing the file.Is it possible?
The Issue is the log file is being provisioned with ^@^@^@ characters in the first line occupying huge space.So I need to get rid of that. I dont have time to work with root cause but just a script to reduce this space.

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Old 03-03-2010, 08:03 AM   #2
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Hi,

I told you already that this cannot be done! (In this, merged, thread).

Also: Did you try the solution I offered at the end of the thread?????

PS: Do _not_ repeat the same question in different forms. This is the third time you ask the same question.
 
Old 03-03-2010, 08:17 AM   #3
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Yes..I tried it but no provisioning into the log file.
It would be helpful if you can help me with this.
 
Old 03-03-2010, 08:30 AM   #4
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*shadow*;
In the thread that druuna has linked, you were warned to stop making multiple, duplicate, posts with the same question. The moderator who warned you stated that this is a pattern with you.

Since you have continued to do this after that warning, I am now making it an official infraction.

Please do not do this again.

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