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

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Jun 1 19:27:22 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 01, 2012 at 03:22:32PM -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> 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.

Can you not use a custom tmpfs (eg. mounted on /var/lib/mock) for
your specialist need?


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