[Dovecot] 9GB of messages in /tmp
tss at iki.fi
Fri Jun 13 01:11:19 EEST 2008
On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 15:08 -0400, Charles Marcus wrote:
> Well, I have a brain-dead user (using Thunderbird 220.127.116.11) who just
> won't listen when I tell them not to try to move 5000+ messages at one
> time (or if deleting, bypass the Trash), and they managed to royally
> screw up their maildirs...
maildir_copy_with_hardlinks=yes should help a lot with this.
> I have two problems...
> 1. The /tmp directory has 9+GB in it... can I just rm tmp/* on that
> directory without making this problem worse?
Only part of Dovecot that writes to /tmp is deliver, and it keeps the
files there probably less than a microsecond (create file + unlink
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