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*nix behavor, when overwriting a file that's open by another process using mv

Will the other process be able to finish reading the old file even though it's been replaced?
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How to recursively move all files (including hidden) in a subfolder into a parent folder in *nix?

This is a bit of an embarrassing question, but I have to admit that this late in my career I still have questions about the mv command. I frequently have this problem: I need to move all files ...