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Re: Clean up /tmp on system reboot [was: Xorg server always starting up on DISPLAY 3.0]

2015-04-11 2:35 GMT+02:00 LRN <>:
> On 11.04.2015 0:55, Frank Fesevur wrote:
>> 2015-04-10 22:38 GMT+02:00 Andrew DeFaria:
>>>> $ man 5 crontab
>>>> See @reboot
>>>> Never used it but I assume it will run after cron service is started.

Yes it is.

After reading again the man, reboot is referred to the start / restart
of the cron service itself, not to the status of the reboot machine.

>>> I haven't used it either, but I saw it there. Makes you wonder what would
>>> happen if you simply restarted the service or stopped it and then started it
>>> again.
>> Have cron installed on my laptop so I just tested. And yes, that is
>> how @reboot works on Cygwin. It runs the job right after the cron
>> daemon is started, regardless how many times you restart the service.
>> On Linux it seems to detect that the system really was rebooted.
> Or, if you have a lot of memory, install ImDisk, create a disk and move temp
> directory onto it. It's guaranteed to not to survive reboots. Also, it's
> probably faster than having temp directory on a real disk.
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