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

Michael Cronenworth mike at cchtml.com
Fri Jun 1 19:31:07 UTC 2012


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

Fedora application usage.

> 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.

This would not qualify, IMHO. We could argue all day about weird, unique
use cases we all have for /tmp, but I think it would be saner to discuss
usage by Fedora applications.

P.S. You should Google "ramdisk" or follow Richard's suggestion for
/var/lib/mock.


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