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

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:

> On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 09:54:22PM +0200, Stephan Seitz wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 11:43:03PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
>> >Meanwhile, you've got a non-FHS directory on your system that is of no
>> >immediate use.
>> Your later suggested /store as a user /tmp replacement is a non-FHS
>> directory as well.
> No, you misunderstand.
> As a local sysadmin, I've installed systems with a large scratch space
> for users to use under a non-FHS directory. The FHS explicitly allows
> that.

We have /scratch for that. Unlike /tmp the /scratch is not going to be
cleaned on reboot. So it is more like /var/tmp.

> But I never said Debian should do the same.

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