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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

Ted Ts'o wrote:
> The main advantage of tmpfs is that it gets wiped on reboot, and so it
> prevents people and applications from thinking that they can keep
> stuff in /tmp forever.  It's also faster because a file system has to
> do extra work to make sure the files are preserved after a reboot.

This is no new advantage; Debian has deleted the contents of /tmp
on boot by default for as long as I can remember.

see shy jo, astouded at the amount of misinformation in this thread

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