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Truncating active log files (Doc ID 1007759.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms


After being truncated, an open file may appear to return suddenly to its former size (or more).

This document explains this behavior (which is nearly as old as UNIX(R) software), and how to avoid it.


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