Bug#746496: general: Package upgrade scripts partly fail when /tmp is noexec
On Wed, 30 Apr 2014, Pierre wrote:
> When /tmp is configured as noexec (for example /tmp in RAM), some scripts
> fail on package update.
Don't Do It.
It will break the system in surprising ways.
It may look like it is working, but we don't properly support it, as it is
almost never tested. Neither by us, nor by anybody else (so third-party
software is very likely to also choke on noexec /tmp and/or noexec $TMPDIR).
"One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot