Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246329
Beagle indexing leaves temporary files in /tmp
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:45:12 EDT
Description of problem:
The Beagle indexing demon does not clean up its temporary files after indexing.
The result is a large number of files matching ‘/tmp/tmp[0-9a-f]*.tmp’
(assuming usual configuration of the temporary directory). I had over 8,000
such files before I cleaned them out.
Trying to identify the culprit with lsof(8) yields:
$ while sleep 1; do /usr/sbin/lsof +D /tmp 2>/dev/null | grep
beagled-h 11249 allane 34r REG 8,3 0 98381
beagled-h 11249 allane 34r REG 8,3 0 98383
beagled-h 11249 allane 34w REG 8,3 0 98458
beagled-h 5824 allane 28r REG 8,3 13262 98514
beagled-h 5824 allane 28r REG 8,3 22888 98508
beagled-h 5824 allane 28r REG 8,3 27273 98523
beagled-h 5824 allane 34r REG 8,3 8181 98510
beagled-h 5824 allane 34r REG 8,3 4661 98507
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -qa | grep -i beagle | sort
How reproducible: Always.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable Beagle indexing.
3. $ ls /tmp/tmp[0-9a-f]*.tmp
Actual results: Lots of files
Expected results: Few or no files
Additional info: Fedora 7 on x86_64
I found the ‘+c 0’ option to lsof(8) and confirmed that the command field is
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