Bug 231776 - /tmp/.gdmXXXXXX files left in /tmp
/tmp/.gdmXXXXXX files left in /tmp
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2007-03-11 13:03 EDT by Tom London
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-24 10:11:42 EDT
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Description Tom London 2007-03-11 13:03:06 EDT
Description of problem:
/tmp is littered with files name /tmp/.gdmXXXXXX.  Here are the ones on my
system (ignore /tmp/.gdm_socket):

[tbl@localhost ~]$ ls -lat /tmp/.gdm*
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-11 09:42 /tmp/.gdmGDH3OT
srw-rw-rw- 1 root root  0 2007-03-11 09:41 /tmp/.gdm_socket
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-10 16:09 /tmp/.gdmCCO4OT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-10 12:11 /tmp/.gdm464DPT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-10 10:47 /tmp/.gdmMSDZOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-10 01:52 /tmp/.gdm5GW1OT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-09 15:33 /tmp/.gdmU7X1OT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-09 11:16 /tmp/.gdmKTDWOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-09 08:54 /tmp/.gdm0220OT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-08 08:53 /tmp/.gdmJBW2OT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-08 06:39 /tmp/.gdmW7ZYOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-07 08:56 /tmp/.gdmX21FOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-06 13:49 /tmp/.gdmB0IGOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-03 16:47 /tmp/.gdmZRLOOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-03 16:07 /tmp/.gdmT1PLOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-03 10:40 /tmp/.gdm3N2IOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-02 15:19 /tmp/.gdmXM4TOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-03-01 12:27 /tmp/.gdmDUA9NT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-27 08:59 /tmp/.gdmQQNIOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-25 14:25 /tmp/.gdmZLVPOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-25 10:32 /tmp/.gdmAZTIOT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-24 11:49 /tmp/.gdmP0VROT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-23 08:46 /tmp/.gdmSFN7NT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-22 06:20 /tmp/.gdm4X14NT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-21 06:51 /tmp/.gdm9ZDXNT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-20 13:59 /tmp/.gdm9AG5NT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-20 10:30 /tmp/.gdmJAD7NT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-20 09:14 /tmp/.gdm1IWTNT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-19 17:15 /tmp/.gdmU50VNT
-rw------- 1 tbl  tbl  66 2007-02-15 08:19 /tmp/.gdm759PNT
[tbl@localhost ~]$ 

Here is the contents:
[tbl@localhost ~]$ cat /tmp/.gdmZRLOOT
localhost.localdomainMIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1�}<���~�;�h���z[tbl@localhost ~]$ 

Don't remember seeing these before.....

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gdm-2.17.8-3.fc7

How reproducible:
Every time

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Comment 1 Tom London 2007-04-24 10:11:42 EDT
Closing this.....

Seems this occurred when system would freeze (e1000 issue) and normal cleanup
did not occur.

Temps get cleaned up in normal use.

Sorry for the noise....

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