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Re: /tmp as tmpfs and consequence for imaging software



On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:
> Adam Borowski, le Sat 12 Nov 2011 23:08:08 +0100, a écrit :
>> You need to increase the swap size by the amount you'd use for /tmp.
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> Well, the idea of such case is precisely to *not* use swap, but real
> disks. Such software already know how to manage its memory and
> disk-backed memory (thusly stored in /tmp)

I agree with samuel here. Science software know how to use disk baked
file. And are better than general software. I will open rcbug to use
/var/tmp instead of /tmp in this case. But it is a pitty.

Bastien
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