[Geany-Users] Edit files with append attribute

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Mon Sep 3 22:05:00 UTC 2018

An editor changes the contents of the file, changes could be anywhere,
not just at the end.  Therefore the whole file is re-written on save
which is not an append operation.

On Tue, 4 Sep 2018 at 01:07, Andrew Kennedy via Users
<users at lists.geany.org> wrote:
> I added the append only attribute to a text file.
> But I get operation not permitted when I try to use Geany to edit the file.
> But I can use "echo new >> test.txt and it does append.
> What am I not understanding?
> Thanks,
>                Andrew Kennedy
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