cvs commit: src/etc/defaults periodic.conf

Nate Lawson nate at
Wed Nov 28 09:49:03 PST 2007

John Baldwin wrote:
> jhb         2007-11-28 17:31:11 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     etc/defaults         periodic.conf 
>   Log:
>   Don't delete files in the X11 socket directories under /tmp (.X11-unix,
>   .ICE-unix, .font-unix, .XIM-unix) when purging files from /tmp via the
>   daily 100.clean-tmps job.  If you are logged into an X session longer
>   than the timeout period (default of 3 days), then this job can delete
>   the X11 sockets out from under the session without this fix.
>   MFC after:      3 days
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.45      +3 -1      src/etc/defaults/periodic.conf

This reminds me of my favorite netrek tactic back when /tmp/.X11-unix
was 777 on most Unixes.  rm -f the socket and the person on console
couldn't open new windows.  Let's see MMORPGs add that kind of feature.  ;-)


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