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

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 19:22:32 UTC 2012


On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> wrote:
> Not a single person who has claimed a performance or semantic win for
> this /tmp move has replied when asked for proof.

I haven't bothered because I have no clue what you'll accept and I
fully accept you to move the goalposts.

For example, I build firefox in /tmp which is on tmpfs for me because
on mostly finished trees the make is about 40% faster than with it on
the disk. (51 seconds vs 72 seconds.


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