Purging files from slave nodes

Jakob Østergaard jakob at unthought.net
Wed Mar 27 15:15:50 EST 2002


On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 12:22:39PM -0700, Arthur H. Edwards wrote:
> Is there a command to purge files (I know bpsh -a rm /tmp/*.* doesn't work)
> to remove files from slave nodes? Other than reformatting, can one clean up?

Please note that rm /tmp/*.*  will only delete files containing a period in
their names...

Also, tmpwatch does this job in most distributions already, fully automated. It
will delete any file in /tmp that hasn't been accessed for a number of days
(typically 30 I think, but easily adjustable).


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