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function cleanexit {} - Clean your shit!

Posted on Thu, Mar 31, 2022 at 16:07 by Hubertus A. Haniel

When writing scripts that create temporary files I prefer to stick a clean exit function at the top of the script that runs the clean up no matter how the script exits - this should even remove files when the script got interrupted:

	function cleanexit
rm -f /var/tmp/tmpfile
trap cleanexit INT QUIT TERM EXIT

Let me know if you have a better idea!

Edited on: Thu, Mar 31, 2022 16:28

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