Re: fw:[oclug] moving an open file
> > In Slackware, I could be downloading a file in minicom then go to
> > another VC and move the file to another directory without
> > interrupting the file's growth. In debian, I can't do that
> > anymore.
Is it possible that you're (under Debian, but not Slackware) moving
the file across volumes? In such a case mv, if it works at all (I've
seen this behavior at least once in my life), can "move" by copying
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