cleaning out tmp

Craig M. Reece craigthulu at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 18 06:59:52 PST 2000


I also use rm -rf /tmp/.* which takes care of other pesky temp files. You 
will get an error message about not being able to delelte "." and ".." 
directory entries, but that can be safely ignored.

On Sunday, December 17, 2000 08:36 pm, L Vogtmann spoke thusly:
> I personally just use a simple "rm -rf /tmp/*" in an init script.  Don't
> leave off the last "/*"!
>
> Vmann
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org
> [mailto:lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Kurt V.
> Hindenburg
> Sent: Sunday, December 17, 2000 4:53 PM
> To: LinuxFromScratch List
> Subject: cleaning out tmp
>
>
> Heya,
>   I thought I remembered hearing on this list that there existed
> a hint about cleaning out the tmp dirs.  I couldn't find it in the
> archives.  Do people use tmpwatch?  Or just a rm -rf /tmp upon
> startup?
>
>  Kurt
>
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