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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 02:22:24AM +0300, Serge wrote:
> What's a temporary file? Really, why would applications temporarily store
> its data in a file? They do that to *free some memory*. Placing those files
> back to memory renders the whole process of writing the file useless.
> If the files are small and can stay in memory why would application save it
> to file?
What if a file is large but still can fit into the memory, but app authors
didn't assume that's possible?


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