[CentOS] Automatic clean /tmp folder

Fri Apr 9 02:28:18 UTC 2021
Jon LaBadie <jcu at labadie.us>

On Thu, Apr 08, 2021 at 01:09:57PM +0000, Gestió Servidors wrote:
>>>> With these files I supposed that a file with more than 10 days in /tmp
>>>> would be automatically deleted, but today I have found some files/folders
>>>> with more than 10 days.
>>>> What I have done wrong?
>>> The test is on access time, not modification. Have they been read in the last 10 days?
>>And note that a GUI file manager might attempt to read every file in a
>>directory in order to determine its type and display the correct icon.
>I have check my /tmp folder with "find ./ -atime +10d" and there are
>some folders that appears as "accessed" more than 10 days ago... so I
>don't understand why automatic deletion system has not deleted them.

Typically directories are not deleted if not empty.
Do those folders contain items that were accessed more recently?

Jon H. LaBadie                  jcu at labadie.us