[arch-general] How to disable systemd-tmpfiles-clean.timer

Lukas Jirkovsky l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Thu May 8 03:53:41 EDT 2014

On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 9:46 AM, Christos Nouskas <nous at archlinux.us> wrote:
> On 8 May 2014 09:43, Olivier Langlois <olivier at olivierlanglois.net> wrote:
>> Since a recent update (I have first noticed a couple of weeks ago this
>> new systemd enhancement), systemd started to automatically clean /tmp
>> directory daily. This is not something that I like as I prefer to decide
>> when to clean up and to manually perform the clean up.
> I'm sorry I don't have a solution to your problem (which is also mine
> as I tend to keep a lot of files in /tmp...) but the invasiveness of
> systemd is just outrageous and, allow me to say, not KISS at all, i.e.
> do one thing and do it well [0]. First it was udev, next dbus, then
> journal logs, then timers, now automatic /tmp cleaning. What's next,
> mandatory reboot on each update?
> This is not a rant against Arch or its devs and community, but against
> systemd; the sad facts speak for themselves.
> [0] http://boycottsystemd.org/
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Please don't start another systemd flamewar. And BTW, automatic /tmp
cleaning was there since the beginning.

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