Hardcoded TMPDIR - anywhere else?

Mathieu Bridon bochecha at fedoraproject.org
Thu May 23 07:05:16 UTC 2013

On Thu, 2013-05-23 at 03:00 -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
> >   ## Use $MOZ_TMPDIR if set. Otherwise use /var/tmp instead of /tmp
> >   ## because of 1GB /tmp limit in Fedora 18 and later.
> >
> > It is insane to hardcode /var/tmp.
> Considering the comment, they probably think it's insane to put /tmp
> in RAM, and since web browsers are often used to download huge files
> and /tmp is the default non-hardcoded dir, they're trying to avoid
> users complaining about failed downloads.

Doesn't Firefox download in $XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR by default these days?


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