- To: Jason Gunthorpe <email@example.com>
- Cc: Debian Developers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: /var/tmp?
- From: Paul Slootman <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 5 Jul 1999 16:31:29 +0200
- Message-id: <19990705163129.A26633@janux>
- Mail-followup-to: Jason Gunthorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Debian Developers <email@example.com>
- In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.990627224131.17513N-100000@Wakko.deltatee.com> from "Jason Gunthorpe" on 1999/06/27 22:46 -0600
- References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.990627224131.17513N-100000@Wakko.deltatee.com>
On Sun 27 Jun 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> I just finished purging some 50 meg of stuff from /var/tmp and it occures
> to me that I'd rather not do this again :>
> Can anyone think of a reason not to run a program like tmpreaper on
> /var/tmp and set it to a 7 day timer? (should this be part of the
That's what I do.
In fact, on a couple of systems I have /tmp symlinked to /var/tmp to
prevent the root partition from filling up (I have /var on a separate
> official package maybe?)
I (tmpreaper maintainer) wouldn't have any problems with doing so.
Anyone else have arguments against doing so?
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