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DCL file manipulation, redirection?

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The Question is:

Hi, I have 2 questions:
1. I want to do similar to a PURGE on a directory, but instead of deleting
lower versions of files, I want to rename them to another directory. I could
write a DCL command file to do it, but wondered if there is a cleaner way -
I've tried variations on:
a) $ rename *.*;-* [.purged]
b) $ rename /exclude=*.*;0 *.*;* [.purged]
but all attempts return a "no files found" message.
2. Is there a straightforward way of directing output to a file AND to the
screen simultaneously?
Thanks for any help,

The Answer is :

  1: A DCL command procedure would be the typical mechanism.
  2: In what context?  A TEE.COM procedure is available for
     use with the DCL PIPE command, for instance.  (Please
     see the HELP PIPE text on V7.1 and later for a copy of
     the TEE.COM procedure.)

answer written or last revised on ( 28-JUN-2000 )

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