On Monday September 19 2016 03:46:32 Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia wrote:
> > TMPDIR points into /var/folders.
> Yes, and it looks like those do get cleared out on boot.
> Note, however, that this particular case relates to the cache dir, not tmp
> (C, not T).
Oh, right, but there are icon caches in both C and T dirs:
%> sudo sh -c "du -hcs /var/folders/*/*/*/com.apple.IconServices"
Those are compressed sizes; uncompressed they take about 5.5Gb .
> > How large is your own icon cache directory? And asking here is me
> > investigating. I wouldn't really know where else to ask, Apple's
> > support/discussions forum? Doesn't seem like the most appropriate place to
> > discuss this kind of thing :)
> 6 MB for me. 1MB each for two others.
Right, looks like something isn't right - or something was changed
significantly since 10.9.
I do have a 277Mb large /opt/local/share/icons, but those shouldn't be picked
up by Apple's IconServices (only a few icon theme directories have ever been
opened in the Finder, and only by me, not any of the other users with big icon
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