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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Re: mounting /var/run as tmpfs
  • From: Michael Matz <matz@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 15:06:36 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1005031456220.1097@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Mon, 3 May 2010, Guido Berhoerster wrote:

* Michael Matz <matz@xxxxxxx> [2010-05-03 14:12]:
And that's exactly why the default shouldn't be changed. It was a

If I got this right, tmpwatch will now be installed by default
and remove files older than 10 days though a daily cronjob,
see http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-factory/2010-05/msg00020.html So

Whose bullshit idea was that? It's not even configurable and simply
hardcodes paths and time for everyone. Marvelous :-( It would even have
been better to change the defaults as suggested in the feature request
than to add crap packages. Only slightly better but still.

Probably somebody wanted to avoid the usual discussion ... Bah.

the default has already changed to match the behavior of RedHat/Fedora
which is IMO a good thing considering the cruft that tends to accumulate
there.

So what, set MAX_DAYS_IN_TMP. Oh wait, that's not the Redhat way. Yeah
right.


Ciao,
Michael.
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