I’ve installed ImageMagick on OS X using macports (I don’t think these makes any difference but just in case)
I use the following:
$im = new imagick($src . ''); $im->setImageFormat('png'); header("Content-Type: image/png" ); echo $im;
and I get a nice conversion of a pdf to a png.
Every time I do that however, I end up with a file like:
in /private/var/tmp. They do not seem to delete automatically.
Do I need to delete these manually or is there an option I can set to have them automatically deleted? (I don’t want to end up with tons of these files hanging around)
The contents of /private/var/temp can be safely deleted but are not included in the /etc/rc.cleanup and /etc/weekly scripts which remove temporary files.
You can either do it manually or there is a script here which should do it for you.
I think you should use Imagick::clear() or Imagick::destroy() at the end of your script, it takes care of cleaning up everything.
I know it is a bit of a late response to your question, sorry about that :).
You have to write your own script to delete them. For example cron, or sth.
Check this link http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum88/4135.htm