A quick way to truncate big file to zero

Your server logs killing you?
Not anymore, here is a quick way to truncate the big log file to zero (make it empty).

Command:
cat /dev/null > [some_file]

Example:
cat /dev/null > /var/log/message

This will truncate /var/log/message file.

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