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So, you need either the kernel or a daemon that can notice the application files are no longer in use and can zap then quickly.
Not totally sure on the best mechanism for that, but it's definitely possible.
Day: GNOME OS
Posted Aug 8, 2012 13:16 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
(Personally, I keep my versioned per-app trees around for a month to allow for later downgrading. I have never had a single problem with the script that deletes them after that much time.)
Posted Aug 8, 2012 16:41 UTC (Wed) by rahvin (subscriber, #16953)
Posted Aug 8, 2012 17:11 UTC (Wed) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
It wouldn't be difficult to put a logic into the cron job to check to see if it's on battery and delay until it's on the charger or above 80% charge or something of that nature.
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