[mythtv-users] Boleslaw's truncated-delete patch

Boleslaw Ciesielski bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Thu Jun 15 16:30:08 UTC 2006

Yeechang Lee wrote:
>> Try this: start a program that keeps a file open for writing
>> (e.g. "cat >foo"; type something), delete the file ("rm foo" in
>> another window) and see what happened. Then exit the program and
>> check again.
> 'rm foo' did indeed move foo to cifsxx (yes, only two characters;
> however, I have a 47M stub remainder that is called cifsxxx when all
> other files of comparable size are cifsxxxx). Neither Ctrl-C (abort)
> nor Ctrl-D (close properly) changed the situation; the cifsxx file
> remained.

So, this confirms that this behavior is not myth specific. I am not sure 
what to do about it though.


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