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Re: autoclean mode for tmpfs

On Sun, Aug 07, 2011 at 03:10:29AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> So I just had an idea: since cleaning /tmp on a live system is very
> dangerous unless done so (and even then somewhat dangerous), plus
> there are other possible uses for automatically disappearing files:
> How hard would it be to add a mount option for tmpfs to automatically
> drop files after a given timeout? It seems to me that it shouldn't be
> very difficult, but I haven't looked at the tmpfs innards in a while.
> Anyone think this is worthwhile?

Sounds like a job for the userland and cron(8).

- Jukka.

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