Massive /tmp files

Ron Garret ron at
Fri Jan 22 18:08:02 EET 2021

On Jan 22, 2021, at 8:02 AM, @lbutlr <kremels at> wrote:

> On 21 Jan 2021, at 18:08, MRob <mrobti at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 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 folder:
> Are they real files or hard links?

How would you distinguish a hard link from a “real file”?


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