From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain linux.ie)
Date: Thu 06 Jul 2000 - 09:41:15 IST
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 01:07:58PM +0100, Frank Peelo wrote:
> So, if a you have a file being written to by some program or whatever, and
> you try to cp it off to something slow, what happens? Does the file as it
> was when cp started get copied, or as it was when cp cought up with the
> writing program?
I'm pretty sure it's (b), cp stops when it catches up.
> Or will cp keep copying until the file is closed by
> whatever is doing the writing?
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