Re: Uploaded tmpreaper 1.4.8 (source i386) to master
On Wed 16 Sep 1998, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> In security parlance, any statement like "well, we felt we did
> not need the security" is suspect and leaves on with the same
> feelings as watching the co-ed camper walk into the dark barn to get
> something in a horror flick does. If you are in a horror flick, carry
> plenty of light, and flock. On a computer system, add as much
> security as you can bear to have in place.
OK, point taken.
> From my experience on UNIX systems, I also expect to see /tmp
> cleared up from time to time. This is normal.
> These two taken together seem to argue for a standard
> tmpreaper, with documentation that discourages tmp cleaning without
OK, any votes against making it "standard"? If not, any suggestions for
changes to the default config? It currently keeps files for 7 days; I
personally think that's a bit short, but what do the rest think? I've
already suggested adding ssh-* to the list of files that aren't cleaned
> Nezvannyi gost'--khuzhe tatarina. [An uninvited guest is worse than
> the Mongol invasion] Russian proverb
I've seen your sig generator do better on-topic quotes :-)
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