[Slackbuilds-users] tmpwatch

Didier Spaier didier at slint.fr
Sun Oct 20 16:11:09 UTC 2019

Out of curiosity, I have build and installed it.

The most recent version (2.11) that you can find here:
is 7 years old. It probably still works and there is a man page.

This being said, I certainly wouldn't use such a tool
to cleaning old files in /tmp or elsewhere, but you
may like it. Then, you could submit a SlackBuild for it?

I attach the man page.

To build it, you can take inspiration from:
Nothing fancy.



On 20/10/2019 17:40, Rich Shepard wrote:
> My new desktop is missing /usr/sbin/tmpwatch which ran in the old desktop
> from /etc/cron.daily. I don't find it on SBo, yet a web search for
> 'slackware tmpwatch' returns this link:
> https://github.com/PhantomX/slackbuilds/blob/master/tmpwatch/tmpwatch.SlackBuild
> from 1 Sept 2015.
> Is tmpwatch no longer maintained? Is it even needed or useful?
> Rich
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