/tmp getting full form portmanager

Noah admin2 at enabled.com
Thu Feb 8 00:43:12 UTC 2007


I dont think this is an adequate solution. 

/tmp is filling up during the portmanager run.  in other words - while I 
am running /tmp fills up.  so it needs to be erased periodically while 
portmanager is running or else no other packages can be downloaded

are there other solutions?

what about a sym link to /var/tmp - will that break anything?

Are you sure that "clear_tmp_enabled"  doesnt just force clearing tmp 
upon reboot?



Gerard Seibert wrote:
> On Wednesday February 07, 2007 at 06:43:15 (PM) Noah wrote:
>> /tmp is filling from portmanager is placing .db information and build 
>> details during its run.
>> what options to I have to alleviate the troubles this creates?
> Erase them. Besides how much trouble can they be causing?
> Honestly, portmanager only uses those files when it runs. Each time it
> is restarted, except with the '--resume' flag, it erases them and
> creates new one.
> By the way, do you have:
>     clear_tmp_enabled="YES"
> in your /etc/rc.conf file? If not, you might want to add it if you feel
> that you /tmp directory is getting clogged with garbage. I believe there
> is a setting in periodic daily to clean out tmp files only.

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