[ejabberd] Basic Question

Konstantin Khomoutov flatworm at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jan 21 20:54:06 MSK 2010

On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 11:34:01 -0600
Mark Keisler <grimm26 at gmail.com> wrote:

> most times you can safely do a "cp /dev/null logfile" to clear the log.
> This will empty the contents while ejabberd is able to keep the filehandle
> open.  Deleting the file may leave the filehandle open and the space still
> tied up with said filehandle.
Truncation can be done even simpler using the ":" command which means "no-op":
$ : >logfile

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