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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs is fine

On 05/27/2012 02:52 AM, Mike Hommey wrote:
> Or, it should get clever and not unpack everything. There are plenty of
> software that are able to read into archives without extracting from
> them. There are even fuse filesystems to do that if it doesn't want to
> do it itself. Using a temporary directory, be it on disk or in RAM, is
> *always* going to be a limitation.
You may or may not be right. That's not the point. Things are what they
are, and we have to deal with them. Unless you want to rewrite/patch:
- Firefox
- mc
- mysql
- {open,libre}office
- ...

then /tmp using tmpfs *will* lead to issues that many wont understand.


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