Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 472798
acroread leaving garbage files in /tmp
Last modified: 2014-10-13 10:49:54 EDT
Description of problem:
Acroread appears to leave many little files in /tmp when a file is printed. Over time, these files are not cleaned up and accumulate in /tmp. They are not cleaned up via tmpwatch, it seems. Is it possible this is a cups problem and not an acroread problem? When one runs "file" on a representative file, the following output is given:
[root@syrah tmp]# file 492acf2fc2ded
492acf2fc2ded: PPD file, ve
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open a file in acroread.
2. print the file.
Numerous small files generated in /tmp that accumulate over time.
No small files generated in /tmp that accumulate over time.
Bug report generated due to user observation and complaint.
This bug/component is not included in scope for RHEL-5.11.0 which is the last RHEL5 minor release. This Bugzilla will soon be CLOSED as WONTFIX (at the end of RHEL5.11 development phase (Apr 22, 2014)). Please contact your account manager or support representative in case you need to escalate this bug.
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