[HEADS-UP] Rawhide: /tmp is now on tmpfs

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 15:05:26 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Gerry Reno <greno at verizon.net> wrote:
> So everyone needs to go out and buy twice as much RAM so F18+ can run /tmp as tmpfs without causing memory shortfalls
> for everything else they do.
> That's crazy.

Thats not true (and I've used tmpfs for tmp for years, so I'm speaking
from experience)— tmpfs is backed by swap on demand. Just add the
space that you would have used for /tmp to your swap.

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