I have an application running that is generating a large (~200GB) output file, and takes about 35 hours to run (currently I'm about 12 hours in). The application just opens the file once then keeps it ...
I'm noticing very strange behavior from the "mv" command that may (or may not) be related to the "open" system call. We're running RedHat v5. There are two separate storage devices, one mounted to ...
Imagine a bunch of processes using a /home/user/logs directory. They have some logs open for a longer time.
On Linux, I moved a directory to another directory using mv, and in another shell, my working directory happened to be the directory that was moved. I ran hg pull in that shell, and to my surprise, ...
I just renamed a log file to "foo.log.old", and assumed that the application will start writing a new logfile at "foo.log". I was surprised to discover that it tracked the logfile to its new name, and ...
I've had a mac at work lately, and was amazed to see that Xcode would still find my latest project after I renamed its folder and moved it someplace else. Now I understand that this is the result of ...