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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 10:01:22PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Thomas Goirand 
> > Come on, WE CAN! Let's create a /run/tmp *now*, it wont cost us much,
> > then later applications can slowly use it if they want. Worst case:
> > not a lot of app uses it, and the /run/tmp tmpfs isn't used much,
> > which isn't a problem. Best case: everyone that needs a fast space
> > has it and switches to it, and everyone is happy.
> How is this significantly different from /run/user/$user ?  If it's not,
> we should just use that instead.

/run/user is AFAICT not for user data, it's for session metadata for
user services such as pidfiles, sockets and state. i.e. the user
equivalent of /var/run.  Its size should be only a few KiB at most.


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