/tmp getting full form portmanager

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Thu Feb 8 14:55:28 UTC 2007

On Wed, 07 Feb 2007 21:32:53 -0800
Noah <admin2 at enabled.com> wrote:

> >
> > From rc.conf(5):
> >
> >      clear_tmp_enable
> >                  (bool) Set to ``YES'' to have /tmp cleaned at
> > startup.
> >

And also daily_clean_tmps_enable (in periodic.conf)

> > Why not setup a parallel (background) task with a wrapper script to 
> > delete some files when upgrading ports? Either that or find a
> > (more) free partition and symlink /var/tmp to it.
> >
> yeah out of all the ideas this seems the easiest to implement and
> just makes sense but I am having difficulties creating the sym link
> for /tmp

That doesn't make sense to me, it just sweeps the problem under the
carpet. At the moment I'm in the middle of an upgrade with portmanager,
and the *total* space used on /tmp is 1MB.

How much of /tmp is actually in use by portmanager.

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