Have you ever used a temporary directory? I’m guessing if you use a computer, you’ve used one of these. It’s a core feature of nearly every operating-system.
To ensure system stability, you should always check that filesystems on which a temporary directory resides don’t get full — running out of space can quickly bring your system to a grinding halt.
One method to prevent running out of space could be to place those directories on a dedicated partition, but no matter the solution, it is a best practice to clean those directories periodically, based on your/your app’s needs.
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