Massive /tmp files

MRob mrobti at
Fri Jan 22 03:08:11 EET 2021

I just found user who has single folder (standard maildir format) that 
filled with over 8mil files and 800GB in the /tmp subdirectory of that 


The files in there are normal maildir email files.

I think the dir ran out of inode space so its not ongoing problem. My 
question is only can I purge that folder without breaking something 
more? If it tries to re-fill again I will try to debug


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