[sclug] / filling up with /var/tmp/srt?????? files

Derek M Jones derek at knosof.co.uk
Wed Aug 6 12:53:54 UTC 2008


> My root partition periodically fills up with files in /var/tmp called 
> sort?????? e.g.

I use an alias that invokes sort with the -T option.  I find this
also improves performance for large files, because the temporary
directory is on another drive from the files being sorted.

Derek M. Jones                         tel: +44 (0) 1252 520 667
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