Re: linc files lying around

On Thu, 2003-05-01 at 03:35, James Henstridge wrote:
> Gérard Milmeister wrote:
> >I noticed that GNOME programs create linc file sockets on each
> >invocation. However they seem never to be removed. I guess they
> >are created by bonobo via orbit and thus in the GTK main loop.
> >You could say that they don't they much disk space and they may be
> >remove by tmpwatch for example. But RedHat's tmpwatch cron job doesn't
> >include the -a flag, so they are never removed.
> >Why can't they be unlinked on exit from the gtk main loop, as they
> >are never used again?
> >  
> >
> There is a linc-cleanup-sockets program included with the package that 
> can clean up the sockets for you:
>     $ linc-cleanup-sockets
>     Cleaned 6 files 13 still live
> It might make sense to call this program on session cleanup, maybe.
> James.
What if you almost never log out, as I do? So linc-cleanup-sockets
should really be a system cron job, shouldn't it?
Gérard Milmeister
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8038 Zürich
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