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### /tmp files that appear to be deleted when there are no pipelines running

We notice that our /tmp directory was filling up and upon futher investigation, sdc has files in /tmp/xxxx/pipelineid/.... in (deleted) status. In this environment, there are no pipelines running currently. Are we suppose to be recycling sdc on a daily basis? Is it normal to see /tmp files that appear to be deleted but are still there when you do a lsof -p against the sdc pid?

We notice that our /tmp /tmp directory was filling up and upon futher further investigation, sdc Data Collector has files in /tmp/xxxx/pipelineid/.... /tmp/xxxx/pipelineid/.... in (deleted) status. In this environment, there are no pipelines running currently.
Is it normal to see /tmp /tmp files that appear to be deleted but are still there when you do a lsof -p -p against the sdc Data Collector pid?