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Re: proposal: per-user temporary directories on by default?

Bernd Eckenfels <lists@lina.inka.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 08:44:17AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
>> Or, for all I care, we can default to /tmp/u/username. Just don't bother
>> me about it.

> If you default to ~/tmp/   or ~/.temp/   or something like this, you get the
> hashing for free, and you only need quota on the home partition.

It was pointed out already that this is not necessarily a good idea,
e.g.  when /home is on NFS. Additionally you cannot run tmpreaper on
~/tmp/ without starting a big information campain, "everthing under ~/
was always sacred."
             cu andreas
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