truncate a 2gig file ?
grant at gmorph.com
Wed Nov 27 16:17:22 EST 2002
I would use "split" at 700MB per output file and delete the 2nd and 3rd file.
On Wed, 27 Nov 2002 15:37:05 +1100 Simon Burton scribbled:
>I have a 2gig file (leunig's interview thismorning on ABC classic fm)
>that i only need the first 700mb of, i haven't the disk space to
>dd it, i'm looking to just chop off the last 1.3gig or so.
>Any commands to do this? Can clib do this?
>Also i have wanted to zero length a file in the past,
>ie. just keeping the filename....
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