From: "Kent Sibilev" <ksibilev / bellsouth.net>
>
> Javier Valencia <tigrezno / log01.org> writes:
> 
> > Well, after some brain sucking, i've got the solution, i have been
> > creating several cgi objects, so finally it was a mess.
> >
> > Code clean-up and working now.
> > But i see that sessions are stored in /tmp, and even setting the
> > session_expires' with Time.now + 10, files remain in harddisk.
> >
> > Also, i've seen that session.delete works and deletes the current
> > session file, but if it's not called (a user closes the browser when
> > he want) the file remains in hd, wasting resources.
> >
> > Do you know how to manage those files?
> 
> You can install a cron job to periodically delete session files.

I'm using:

find ~/my-session-dir -type f -amin +60 | xargs rm

This deletes any files last accessed longer than 60
minutes ago.  Our site doesn't have heavy traffic so
I just run the above command every time the CGI script
is invoked.


HTH,

Regards,

Bill