Bug#698687: autopkgtest [spec]: Clarify what to use as a "scratch" area for "large data"
Niels Thykier [2013-01-31 9:25 +0100]:
> On 2013-01-31 07:02, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > Niels Thykier [2013-01-22 12:19 +0100]:
> >> Should such tests request for the source directory to be "rw" or use
> >> /var/tmp (or <third option>)?
> > IMHO this is the right choice, just like for very large temporary data in
> > general (for which /tmp/ generally isn't appropriate).
> > Martin
> Just for clarification, which of the two options did you mean with "this"?
Erk, sorry. I mean using /var/tmp/ sounds like the right solution to
me, both in general as well as for autopkgtests in particular.
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