On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:50:52AM +0930, Karl Goetz wrote: > On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:32:42 +0100 > Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Proposal: > [...] > > /tmp: No default (use general tmpfs default of 20%) > > 20% doesn't seem like a lot for /tmp when people try and compile > something. While its not something most people end up doing, it does > seem odd to make people change their tempfs size before they can start > building packages for debian/themselves. Yeah, especially on small systems. What about using the size of swap instead? Heck, if RAM is not tight, even 100% of swap could be a good default maximum. Of course, no swap would mean /tmp on a slow general-purpose filesystem. -- 1KB // Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor: // Never attribute to stupidity what can be // adequately explained by malice.
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