Doug Phillips wrote on 08/02/2007 09:54:32 PM:

> On Aug 2, 7:31 pm, apogeusiste...@gmail.com wrote:
> > On 2 ago, 19:15, Doug Phillips wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > > On Aug 2, 3:58 pm, apogeusiste...@gmail.com wrote:

> >
> > > > On 2 ago, 16:55, VAXman- @SendSpamHere.ORG wrote:

> >
> > > > > In article <46b24e8...@news.langstoeger.at>, pe...

> @langstoeger.at (Peter 'EPLAN' LANGSTOeGER) writes:
> >
> > > > > >In article <9plsi.23$b72...@newsfe12.lga>, VAXman-

> @SendSpamHere.ORG writes:
> > > > > >>In article <1186060603.611891.242...@19g2000hsx.

> googlegroups.com>, apogeusiste...@gmail.com writes:
> > > > > >>Seems silly but....

> >
> > > > > >>$ PIPE WRITE SYS$OUTPUT "''F$time()'" | APPEND SYS$PIPE

FILE.DAT
> >
> > > > > >>FILE.DAT must be created first.

> >
> > > > > >No. Use APPEND/NEW

> >
> > > > > Right! /NEW is create _IF_ it doesn't exist. Sorry, I'm

> suffering a HUGE
> > > > > amount of undue heavy stress here which tends to fog the memory.

> >
> > > > > --
> > > > > VAXman- A Bored Certified VMS Kernel Mode Hacker

> VAXman(at)TMESIS(dot)COM
> >
> > > > > "Well my son, life is like a beanstalk, isn't it?"

> >
> > > > >http://tmesis.com/drat.html

> >
> > > > I use VAX/VMS V5.5-2H4, and it doesn´t haves pipe...
> > > > What do you suggest ?

> >
> > > There's the freeware ADV_PIPE

> >
> > > available here:
> > >

> >
> > > or here:
> > >

> >
> > > If you can't use freeware on your system, but you insist on having a
> > > one-liner, put the DCL commands in a .com file and assign it as a
> > > foreign command.- Ocultar texto entre aspas -

> >
> > > - Mostrar texto entre aspas -

> >
> > I have adv_pipe in my system, but how append in a file ?
> >
> > VAX1 » pipe sh day > x.x
> > VAX1 » ty x.x
> > 2-AUG-2007 21:26:39
> > VAX1 » pipe sh day > x.x
> > VAX1 » ty x.x
> > 2-AUG-2007 21:26:43
> > VAX1 » pipe sh day >> x.x
> > Syntax error
> > VAX1 »

>
> It's been a while since I last used adv_pipe, and I don't have it
> handy on any system. Use the pipe separator to cause the output of a
> command to be avaialable as the input to the next. VMS's sys$output is
> equiv to *nix's stdout and sys$input is equiv to stdin. You don't want
> to "redirect" the output, you want to "pipe" it.
>
> Try the command some others gave you, except substitute sys$input for
> sys$pipe
>
> $pipe write sys$output "''f$time()'" | append/new sys$input x.x
>
> Otherwise, if that doesn't work, you'll need to read the help.
>


I don't recall if it was in V5.5-2*, but maybe
SET PROMPT would give the timestamp information needed without any append.