tmpwatch - Watches file system activity, such as /tmp files

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename tmpwatch-2.11-lp150.1.3.x86_64.rpm
Package name tmpwatch
Package version 2.11
Package release lp150.1.3
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Security
License GPL-2.0
Maintainer -
Download size 32.90 KB
Installed size 60.85 KB
The tmpwatch utility recursively searches through specified directories
and removes files which have not been accessed in a specified period of
time. tmpwatch is normally used to clean up directories which are used
for temporarily holding files (for example, /tmp).
There are multiple tools called "tmpwatch", this package contains the
Fedora/Red Hat version available at


Package Version Architecture Repository
tmpwatch - - -


Name Value
cron - -
psmisc -


Name Value
config(tmpwatch) = 2.11-lp150.1.3
tmpwatch = 2.11-lp150.1.3
tmpwatch(x86-64) = 2.11-lp150.1.3


Type URL
Binary Package tmpwatch-2.11-lp150.1.3.x86_64.rpm
Source Package tmpwatch-2.11-lp150.1.3.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install tmpwatch rpm package:

# zypper install tmpwatch




2014-11-19 - Led <>
- fix bashisms in tmpwatch.daily cron script
2014-02-02 -
- license update: GPL-2.0
See e.g. tmpwatch.c - tell upstream about this
2014-01-23 -
- use %{_sysconfdir} for /etc
2012-08-10 -
- update to 2.11
* INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE: On Linux, sockets that are certainly unused
are now removed by default.
- fix License to be in spdx format
* GPL-2.0+
2011-09-16 -
- update to 2.10.3
* Don't report EACCES errors, they can be routinely returned by FUSE mounts.
* Minor bug fixes in bind mount handling.
* Don't follow (non-trivial) bind mounts.
* Minor bug and documentation fixes.
2011-09-14 -
- fixed typos in tmpwatch.spec
2011-03-21 -
- licenses package is about to die
2010-10-22 -
- Use a _service instead of keeping a tarball
2010-04-17 -
- update to version 2.10.1
* Only support fuser if it is available at build time.
* Upstream migrated to autotools
2008-04-08 -
- tmpwatch declared GPLv2 only but has no COPYING file [bnc #377839]

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