[SORTED] Re: 'ls' caching?
From: michael (linux_at_networkingnewsletter.org.uk)
To: email@example.com Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 16:23:03 +0000
On Wed, 2004-12-22 at 16:02, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 December 2004 06:37, michael wrote:
> > Is there some caching going on for 'ls'?
> Not in the sense you mean, no.
> > See the example below where I deleted files in another window and then
> > re-exported from CVS, but the listing doesn't appear unless I cd out and
> > back in again.
> Are you sure that you hadn't deleted and then recreated the vcoord directory
> (and not just its contents)? If you cded into vcoord and then rm-rf'ed it
> from another window, then you'd get the behavior you described. Basically,
> your pwd would effectively be a non-existent directory with no contents.
> When you cd out of it and then back in, you're really changing from a
> non-existent directory to one that exists.
aha - that's probably what's happening and makes sense. thanks!
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