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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 11 13:04:00 EDT 2016


On 04/11/2016 12:13 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> 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.

  The asterisks are generated on the sending end, FYI.  Friggin' Microsoft.

              -Dave

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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
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