From: Eric Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Not cleaning up tempfiles for multipart? Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2010 23:53:37 +0000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20100307235337.GA15381@dcvr.yhbt.net> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Hongli Lai <email@example.com> wrote: > On Mar 6, 8:55 am, Eric Wong <normalper...@yhbt.net> wrote: > > Charles Oliver Nutter <head...@headius.com> wrote: > > > > > If I'm correct, this is a bug. Tempfiles should not be relied upon to > > > clean themselves up in response to GC, since you don't know when GC > > > will fire... > > > > Why not? Tempfiles are objects, too. It's perfectly reasonable > > to let GC clean them up like any other object. > > Phusion Passenger terminates worker processes by calling exit!. Always? Why? > This does not call finalizers on MRI, causing temp files to be left behind > sometimes. There seems to be no way to call finalizers, even GC.start > doesn't work. I too would like to see Tempfiles being cleaned up > explicitly. > > Other than that, I've seen system administrators who are confused by > the fact that such Tempfiles are not immediately cleaned up. Some > people who operate websites that handle a large number of concurrent > uploads are worried that they might run out of disk space because of > this. Doesn't Passenger have the luxury of only supporting sane platforms that let you unlink Tempfiles and continue to use them? -- Eric Wong
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2010-03-07 23:53 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2010-03-05 14:40 Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-05 14:47 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-05 14:48 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-06 10:20 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-07 14:25 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-06 7:55 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-06 10:25 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-07 14:34 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 0:22 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-08 1:12 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-17 15:41 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-18 9:54 ` Eric Wong 2014-01-06 22:45 ` Wojtek Kruszewski 2014-02-11 21:05 ` Eric Wong 2014-03-27 21:40 ` Lenny Marks 2010-03-07 23:53 ` Eric Wong [this message] 2010-03-08 11:26 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-08 11:30 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-08 14:33 ` Randy Fischer 2010-03-08 14:43 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 14:49 ` James Tucker 2010-03-17 2:37 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-08 13:22 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 14:42 ` James Tucker 2010-03-08 17:24 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-09 7:43 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 10:05 ` James Tucker 2010-03-07 14:27 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 0:18 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-08 10:07 ` James Tucker
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