desrt at desrt.ca
Wed Nov 10 13:17:40 PST 2010
On Wed, 2010-11-10 at 20:37 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> Mhmm, I don't think we should.
> TMPDIR influences tmpnam(), however that function kinda expects a common
> /tmp namespace anyway, so redirecting this is not necessary.
> I think we shouldn't break assumptions about $TMPDIR, for example that
> it might be useful for communicating with other people.
> It's actually one of the things where I believe polyinstantiated /tmp is
> actually going wrong: $TMP is shared between users, which has many
> negative aspects, but also allows users to communicate with each other.
/tmp is also often used to store "largeish" things like downloads in
I don't think we want that in a tmpfs.
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