Remove x number of lines from beginning of file

Jason Hall jayce at
Fri Oct 26 13:23:20 MDT 2007

On 10/26/07, Michael L Torrie <torriem at> wrote:

> There were file systems back in the day that actually allowed truncating
> a file in constant time from either end, or even prepend data.  I don't
> think any of the current, popular file systems do, because that corner
> case just isn't worth optimizing for.
I know XFS, and iirc JFS such as this, specifically for db and large media


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