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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

On 2012-05-30 12:08:29 +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le samedi 26 mai 2012 à 23:02 +0200, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez a
> écrit : 
> > With "tmpfs on /tmp" you are breaking many applications that assume that
> > they have enough space to write on /tmp like the flash player ( see
> > Debian bug #666096 ) or cdrecord software ( see #665634 ).
> Seriously, this is madness. You can’t expect to have “enough” space on
> *any* filesystem.

I think that the point is that in general, there is more space on
the local disk than on some tmpfs. What I mean is that if /tmp is
on the right partition on the disk, it will have more space than
any reasonable tmpfs.

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