[BUG] write to file
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Mon Jan 25 10:49:57 EST 2016
Roger Eller wrote:
> I do the same if I am modifying a specific line in an existing file.
> However, if I am appending to a file such as for logging, I use the
> before or after modifiers in a file URL.
> put "Log entry data" after URL ("file:" &>
specialFolderPath("documents") & tLogFileName)
As I work my way through Robert Love's "Linux System Programming" (and
admittedly mostly ignorant about system calls beyond what I've read
there thus far), my hunch is that using "open...for append" would be
slightly more efficient than "write...after", since the former takes
advantage of system calls optimized for logging.
However, in your case you're using the URL syntax rather than
open/write/close, which leads me to a question for the dev team or
anyone who's had the opportunity to look at the relevant part of the
When using the statement above, is the engine clever enough to use an
append operation for that, or does it seek to the end of the file before
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