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Re: autoclean mode for tmpfs

Marc Balmer <> wrote:

> > Yes, a TTL attribute on an inode: once it expires, the filesystem tosses
> > the file on next access attempt.
> you shoudn't toss away a file when something attempts to access it.  you
> should toss it away when nothing attempt to access it for long enough.

The idea was to avoid a daemon that periodically inspets file timeout.
You just have to check for expiration on access. If expired, remove the
file and ansswer ENOENT.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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