skulker ⇝

prowler

(Unix) A daemon that is run periodically (typically once a week) to seek out and erase core files, truncate administrative logfiles, nuke "lost+found" directories, and otherwise clean up the cruft that tends to pile up in the corners of a file system.

See also GFR, reaper, skulker.

Last updated: 1995-02-14

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