Clearing /var/tmp on boot
areilly at bigpond.net.au
Mon Dec 28 03:53:22 UTC 2009
On Sun, 27 Dec 2009 15:07:09 -0800
Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> No, there should not. If you look at hier(7) it says this about
> /var/tmp: temporary files that are kept between system reboots
Exactly, which is why I'm peeved that so many "session socket"
style entries seem to be put into /var/tmp, rather than /tmp,
where they would go away automatically.
I've just grepped for "tmp" in my env, and find:
so it seems clear that quite a few of these could be overridden,
but blowed if I can find where the knobs are located. Does
anyone know? I suppose that I should be asking this question on
freebsd-gnome at ...
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