F18 - systemd question

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Wed Mar 6 09:31:45 UTC 2013

On 03/06/13 17:20, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 06.03.2013 10:03, schrieb Ed Greshko:
>> On 03/06/13 16:52, Gabriel VLASIU wrote:
>>> On Wed, 6 Mar 2013, Ed Greshko wrote:
>>>> So you feel the -u parameter (access time) isn't sufficient to keep from
>>>> deleting directories in use?
>>> If the service did not access the private tmp directory in X day, yes.
>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801943
>> I see nothing in that bugzilla which states that a service has failed due to a directory in /var/tmp/systemd-private-* being deleted by the cron job while the file/directory was in use. 
> and THAT it what happens!
> if nothing is using the PrivateTmp which reflects /tmp
> for the service all is fine and you would not need it
> at all, if the service is using it you are f**ed

Shouldn't the -umc flag of tmpwatch prevent directories in use from being deleted?

If you know of a service which doesn't access its related /var/tmp/systemd-private-* in 30 days and then subsequently fails when deleted by the tmpwatch cron job then please bugzilla it.

From now on, at least during winter time, Im going to blame all spelling an grammar erros on the cat sitting on my chest every time I sit down at the computer....

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