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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs is fine

On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 04:25:30PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> We should be thinking about implementing per-user temporary directories
> and making sure that programs respect $TMPDIR.  (On Linux it's also
> possible to give each user a different /tmp through mount namespaces.
> I'm not sure whether that's compatible with historical use of /tmp by
> the X window system.)

Yes! This is a good idea for other reasons, too, including some disc
encryption situations.  Perhaps it's a candidate for a release goal for
wheezy+1?  Some scoping work is probably required.

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