Files in /tmp directory - Is there any timelimit ?
olivier.nicole at cs.ait.ac.th
Wed Sep 25 08:39:22 UTC 2013
> I am using FreeBSD 9. I would like to know as to what is the lifetime of
> the files in /tmp directory. The general description says that these files
> *may* not be preserved across a reboot. By this I interpret that if the
> system is not rebooted, then these files will be there forever. But, just
> wanted a confirmation to see if there is any lifespan (expiry-time)
> attached with these files (ie the system would flush these files after some
> days/months etc automatically).
No. Applications should be responsible for cleaning their temporary files.
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