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Re: autoclean mode for tmpfs
On Sun, Aug 07, 2011 at 09:25:59AM +0300, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:
> 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).
See: "since cleaning /tmp on a live system is very dangerous"
David A. Holland
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