I'm implementing atomic writes (FWIW in Python on Linux & FreeBSD), and I'm writing to a temporary file in the same directory with the file I'm planning to write to (in order to ensure that they ...
When I move a file to a different directory on the same partition, does the file's data actually move on disk?
I could see it going both ways. If the filesystem stores it's directory structure and list of files in each directory, and then points to the disk location of each of the files, it shouldn't require ...
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 ...
Under following conditions- mv within the same HDD partition mv to a different partition in the same HDD mv to a different device (e.g. USB HDD) Is the complete file moved or is it a very small ...
How can I rename all files in the current directory having a particular extension to another extension? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Renaming multiple files (changing extension) Suppose that in my current/working directory I have five files: file1.xvg file2.xvg file3.xvg file1.eps file2.eps Is ...
Imagine a bunch of processes using a /home/user/logs directory. They have some logs open for a longer time.
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 ...