[Wine] Temp folder growing out of control

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 19:08:43 CST 2009

On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 7:02 PM, Craig73 <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I'm using Wine 1.1.15 on Intrepid and when checking my disk space I noticed my temp folder in Wine (~/.wine/drive_c/windows/temp) was 2.5GB.  This reminded me that previously I noticed it was not getting cleaned out and was excessively big before as well (earlier versions of Wine, so not specific to this version/build).
> Have others noticed this?  Do I report this as a Wine bug? or investigate which program is perhaps not cleaning up after itself (if it should) and log it as a bug for that app?
> (I realize Windows proper was bad for having a temp folder that needed to be cleaned up once and a while... but I never remember it being this bad / or I was more diligent)
> Thoughts?

Probably apps not cleaning themselves up. Unless they do so on
windows, it's not a wine bug.

Just rm -rf ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/temp/*


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