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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 05:08:42PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 05/25/2012 03:22 PM, Jon Dowland wrote:
> > How much RAM do you have / how big is your /tmp(fs)? The fact this caused
> > you trouble suggests to me that they must be very small.
> >   
> What if we're installing Debian on a very small system, and that
> we need operations with big files in /tmp?
> How much RAM he has is totally irrelevant, the issue will be the
> same if our users have less RAM, or bigger files to handle.

It's relevant for me to try to understand the specific problem this fellow has,
rather than generalisations.   The reply with Roger's changelog snippet seems
to  address the general case, though.

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