Unix server cache
Posted on 2004-09-10
In the root directory for one of my websites there is a subdirectory /tmp which contains a further directory /analog. Primarily this directory is used to store the analog stats for the site but there is also a file called "cache".
This file is quite large (currently around 8Mb) and eats into the space allowance for my site. When I look into it the first line reads "CACHE type 5 produced by analog 5.22/Unix. Do not modify or delete!" I cannot see that it is providing any useful purpose and wonder if it would be safe to delete it anyway.
I would very much like to know what this cache is for and if deleting it would be ok.