Re: Disadvantages of having /tmp as a symlink
Bob Alexander wrote:
> Is there any serious drawback from having /tmp being a simple symlink to
> /var/tmp ????????
> I currently have two distinct fs but lately had run in a problem of a
> package deflating and filling up /tmp while /var is much larger ...
I believe than approach with mounting a tmpfs (with max size you need and
restricted only by your virtual memory size) to /tmp is more flexible and
don't interferes with policy issues.
There is, tough, issues with using files on tmpfs (for instance you cannot
mount they with '-o loop'). A bug?