[development] Tmp directory

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 14:33:34 UTC 2008

It is a development request to the extent that this may be a "bug by
design"; what is supposed to happen to the tmp files? Are people who may not
be system admin gurus supposed to know that these files accumulate, and what
to do with them?

Victor Kane

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 10:10 AM, Earnie Boyd <earnie at users.sourceforge.net>

> Quoting Miriam Natanzon <miriam at mail.snunit.k12.il>:
>  Hi all,
>> I'm working with Drupal for several months, and today I'v noticed that in
>> the "Tmp" directory (which holds the files till the uploading process
>> complete),
>> There are several "old" files.
>> As I understand this phenomenon, these files are files that their
>> upload-process wasn't completed successfully ,
>> And from some reason they were forgotten in the temporary library… even
>> cron
>> run didn't delete them.
>> Is there any built-in way to get rid of that unnecessary files?
> This isn't a development request see: http://drupal.org/support.
> Use a cron script to remove the files in /tmp.  Typically this is
> accomplished using the find command.
> Earnie -- http://for-my-kids.com/
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