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Re: [vox-tech] an interesting experience


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] an interesting experience
  • From: Micah Cowan <micah@cowanbMAPSox.com>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 11:02:13 -0800
  • References: 20001221110525.A13229@dirac.org

> 
> which, of course, truncated the file to 0 bytes and i was able to delete it.
> right now / is at 1.4GB, meaning that file must have been somewhere around
> 5GB.   i must have screwed up royally on that find command.  i don't see
> anything wrong with it; i must have retyped it.
> 
> anyway, that was my first experience with a file that was too large.  it was
> interesting.
> 
> peter


Pete - the only thing I could think of that could cause
something like this is if find were following a symlink
and recursing over the same files over and over while
you washed  =)

Micah


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