Re: Autostarted translators questions
Ivan Warren, le Fri 02 May 2008 15:18:47 +0200, a écrit :
> Is it normal & expected that a translator keeps running when a
> translated file (is that the appropriate term ?) is opened and then closed ?
> I ask this because if I play around a bit with my system, I usually very
> quickly wind up with 100+ processes.. Especially if I do something like
> 'ls -l /dev'
That's a common pitfall, yes.
> If I do "ls /dev' nothing happens
> - so I suspect 'ls -l' does open the file (not just 'stat' it).
stat will trigger the translator. ls /dev does not stat, since it just
gives the content of the directory, not the contained inodes.