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

Simo Sorce simo at redhat.com
Fri Jun 1 21:14:42 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 12:47 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 15:28 -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > I think the question here is can someone please point to a page with
> > numbers that justify /tmp -> tmpfs be the default for the most common
> > cases ?
> > laptop / vm with limited RAM.
> No, that's the question in the main thread. This subthread is about me
> taking exception to DJ's general contention that choices about obscure
> bits of system policy like this should be explicitly forced on the user.
> I already clearly stated in my first reply to DJ that I'm not arguing in
> favour of either default setting. My point is simply that it is correct
> to pick a default and go with it, it's a bad design to ask the end user
> about this kind of thing during installation.

Sorry for hijacking the subthread, and I agree with you on this specific


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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