Annoying Virtual Box bug

I am in the process of building a Vagrant Box for work. All was going great until I ended up having to spend the best part of two days trying to figure out why static files (css, javascript etc) were not being served after being updated on the host file system. Turns out that VirtualBox has had a “bug” for around three years where if “sendfile” is enabled in the web server you are running it won’t serve a file after it has been changed on the file system mounted from the host machine....

November 2, 2014 · 1 min · Russ Mckendrick