Re: deleting content of /tmp
On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 10:50:45AM -0800, Ken Irving wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 06:40:01PM +0000, andy wrote:
> > Hi all
> > Can someone advise me on the pros and cons of deleting the contents of
> > /tmp/ as part of general security conscious non-paranoia. I was thinking
> > that it would be an okay thing to do periodically (or at logout, etc.)
> > using a overwriting/shredding program. But, before I committed myself,
> > decided it was prudent to ask.
> It's been my experience that this happens by default on all of my debian
> (various flavors) systems. I'm not sure if it's done on shutdown or
> startup. I think this may be specified/suggested in the FHS, or maybe
> elsewhere. Try googling on "delete /tmp" or something...
I think I misunderstood the question, and confused logout w/ shutdown...
Ken Irving, email@example.com