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Re: IOzone for filesystem performance benchmarking

Posted by: monkeyiq on July 03, 2008 02:39 PM
If you have to noclobber bash option set, then normal redirection echo foo > /tmp/bar will fail if /tmp/bar exists. ie, bash doesn't let you clobber an existing file using >. If you use >| then you subvert this and tell bash to clobber the file even if noclobber is set. Because its a /tmp file then clobbering is not so bad.

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