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Re: Summary: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

On 20/06/12 15:18, Stephan Seitz wrote:
> Fine let’s talk. Why can’t we find a compromise? Additional to our disk
> /tmp we create a /ramtmp (so the name suggests that this tmp is a
> ramdisk) with tmpfs. This should be doable in time for Wheezy. The
> release notes should mention it. And those who wish can patch their
> programs to use the ramdisk if they think their program uses only small
> temporary files. In this way, we get some data and experience. And we
> have both worlds. /tmp on disk for even large temporary files and
> /ramtmp as fast ramdisk.

I really think this is the way to go :)

Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez                           http://neutrino.es
Igalia - Free Software Engineering                http://www.igalia.com

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