The dbus-cleanup-sockets command cleans up unused D-Bus connection
sockets. See http://www.freedesktop.org/software/dbus/ for more infor-
mation about the big picture.
If given no arguments, dbus-cleanup-sockets cleans up sockets in the
standard default socket directory for the per-user-login-session mes-
sage bus; this is usually /tmp. Optionally, you can pass a different
directory on the command line.
On Linux, this program is essentially useless, because D-Bus defaults
to using "abstract sockets" that exist only in memory and don't have a
corresponding file in /tmp.
On most other flavors of UNIX, it's possible for the socket files to
leak when programs using D-Bus exit abnormally or without closing their
D-Bus connections. Thus, it might be interesting to run
dbus-cleanup-sockets in a cron job to mop up any leaked sockets. Or
you can just ignore the leaked sockets, they aren't really hurting any-
thing, other than cluttering the output of "ls /tmp"
dbus-cleanup-sockets was adapted by Havoc Pennington from
linc-cleanup-sockets written by Michael Meeks.
Please send bug reports to the D-Bus mailing list or bug tracker, see
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