Re: proposal: per-user temporary directories on by default?
On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 02:52:48PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> 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."
I put all my "important files without a better spot" under ~/tmp.
Actually maybe running tmpreaper on this directory would be a good idea
;-), although I don't dare risk it.
The fact remains though that I use /tmp/bam and /home/bam/tmp for
The point about /home being NFS is an important one, some programs don't
function properly with /tmp being NFS.
(then again, some programs debian/stable don't cope with NFS on /home
either, but thats a topic for another thread, most noteably Gnome IIRC).
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>