Reading/Deleting Last Line Of File

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Fri Feb 12 19:45:10 CST 2010

J. Landman Gay wrote:
> Alex Tweedly wrote:
>> I strongly suspect it only works on Windows :-(   Sorry.
>> I don't have either a Mac or Linux box to try it on, however I did 
>> just try it on the on-rev server (as an .irev script) and it also 
>> appears to leave the file unchanged there.
> I wonder if it has to do with the OS-dependent line-ending conversion 
> that the engine does when it writes to text files. If you open the file 
> as binfile instead of plain "file" you'll avoid that conversion. It 
> might work differently that way.

I'll withdraw this, it's wrong. Whatever OS your script is on, the file 
it writes will will have matching line endings. So nope.

If I finish all the other stuff I need to do this weekend I'll try some 
of the tests everyone posted.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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