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1.152.1. RHBA-2010:0619: bug fix update
An updated tmpwatch package that fixes various bugs is now available.
The tmpwatch utility recursively searches through specified directories and removes files which have not been accessed in a specified period of time. tmpwatch is usually used to clean up directories containing temporary files (for example, /tmp).
This updated package fixes the following bugs:
* tmpwatch automatically deletes temporary directories, which previously broke some Java management functionality. With this update, this issue has been resolved and the newly added option --exclude-pattern is now used to preserve these directories. ( BZ#527425)
* previously, tmpwatch called fuser (1) incorrectly, which lead to unexpected error messages when encountering a file name starting with '-' character. This issue has now been resolved and tmpwatch now calls fuser (1) correctly even for file names starting with the '-' character. ( BZ#548932)
Users are advised to upgrade to this updated tmpwatch package, which resolves this issue.