No- the file is platform independent;
Yes- the file is platform specific and not cross-compatible between Windows / Linux versions of Starcounter.
.cfgfile being platform specific, it is not currently possible to copy databases between Windows and Linux.
scdataprocess is running. On Linux operating systems, however, it is, which may lead to potential issues. Consider the following scenario:
scdataprocess is started for the database.
scdataprocess associated with this database path.
scdataprocess, which still operates on the deleted files. The filesystem will keep those files around for the
scdataprocess, as long as it's running.
scdatais restarted, for example due to a system restart, the database files will be removed from the system completely, taking all the app's database data with them.