[vcf-midatlantic] clearing the queue in VMS 5.2 (or thereabouts)

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 12:13:58 EDT 2016


On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 11:57 AM, Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> william degnan via vcf-midatlantic writes:
>
> >
> >Here is the output, note *MISSING* is the name I gave the directory by
> >accident when I installed MULTINET, I don't think other than the name
> >it's an issue, but I thought I'd mention.
> >
> >COBUCK$DKA700:[*MISSING*.VAX_COMMON.MULTINET.SPOOL]
>
> On an ODS-2 volume? {*}  I think not!  An asterisk is the wildcard
> character
> in any VMS file specification, so I'd highly doubt that you have a
> directory
> with an asterisk in it!
>
> {*} I'm assuming ODS-2 because you said you're running V5.2.
>
>
These were bolded my me for emphasis.  Your email software converted to *
characters.  If you seen an asterisk around something, assume this is your
email program converting for you.   you must have a text email.
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