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How is the /tmp directory cleaned up?

How is the /tmp directory cleaned up? Is it automatic? If so, how frequently is it cleaned up?
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Good filesystem for /tmp?

I'm thinking of having /tmp on its own partition... what would be a good filesystem to format it with? The reason I ask is because the data being stored in /tmp is not permanent, so I don't need ...