The following file is consuming a lot of disk space. Can I remove this file?


What this file is used for?

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It's a swap file used by vi/vim. You can remove it if you're not editing /opt/wlt-tomcat/logs/.catalina.out in vi/vim.

  • vim should remove it automatically when it exits, though.
    – Peltier
    Mar 18, 2011 at 9:46
  • 2
    When it exits cleanly, yes. Mar 18, 2011 at 9:46

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