[Coco] NitrOS-9, ranting about....

Kandur k at qdv.pw
Fri Jul 11 21:33:40 EDT 2014

Bill, the repo version of deldir only works with empty diretory trees.


Friday, July 11, 2014, 1:13:48 PM, you wrote:

> Kandur, try "deldir". It will recursively delete directories.
> Also use "copy" from the "Vcc Starter Kit" vhd. It's not the same as the
> "standard" copy used on the repo disks. It doesn't require you enter the name
> a 2nd time unless you want to change the name. Why the old one is on the repo
> disks, I don't know, everybody I knew was using this one.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kandur <k at qdv.pw>
> To: coco <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Sent: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 1:33 pm
> Subject: [Coco] NitrOS-9, ranting about....

> In the 80-s, loved to work with os-9, especially with L2.
> Over the years, we got spoiled by Linux and Windows,
> and missing the flexibility these offer vs os-9.
> What seem to be missing is, 
> the ability to delete a directory recursively, even if it is not empty,
> to copy a file without repeating it's name,
> to get a decent, human friendly directory listing, decimal sizes, etc.
> I'm sure the NitrOS-9 community produced utilities to remedy
> the above shortcomings, Could you help me to find them please?
> While at it, if running nos-9 in Vcc how can we access the files 
> from a vhd disk mounted on /H0.

> Kandur

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