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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs is fine

Thorsten Glaser wrote:

> >On 25/05/2012 18:20, Salvo Tomaselli wrote:
> >> Double-click on a .tar causes it to be unpacked in /tmp/something.
> >> I suppose a lot of not so skilled users do that instead of tar -xf
> >
> >That doesn't seem to happen with file-roller. Perhaps you need to file a
> >bug

> Hm. mc does put things into /tmp as does debdiff, but the latter
> at least honours TMPDIR (and --no-unpack-tarballs).
> But in the very most cases, I *do* want them to be extracted in
> /tmp as they “usually” fit. So I’d rather have a heuristic put
> into the file manager whether to set TMPDIR before calling the
> extraction utility (or which tmpdir to use if it designates the
> extraction place by itself). mc maintainers, are you listening?

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