[ic] catalog tmp files - periodically purging these files
list_subscriber at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Aug 27 07:26:23 EDT 2005
I was doing some housekeeping the other day and decided to delete the
temporary files in the catalog/my_catalog/tmp directory.
To my surprise it freed up about 2GB of disk space!
As far as I am aware, all of these files were no bigger than about 4K, so
2GB makes for a lot of temporary files!
So I guess Interchange never trims the contents of this tmp directory.
Should it be? Can I safely do this through a cron job, and if so any
suggestions on a criteria for the trimming, or better still an example
BTW, what are all these files - from looking at the contents in a text
editor it looks like they have something to do with the Interchange search
(i.e. Scan) routine?
Please can anyone cast any light on this for me. Thanks
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